Black History Month Celebrated at Rhodes

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Publication Date: 1/30/2008


The listing includes events for the campus community and invited guests as well as those events open to the public. The Black History Month celebration at Rhodes is presented by African American Studies, the Black Student Association and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. For more information, call (901) 843-3529.

  SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

February 1
BSA Black History Month Kick-off
12:00pm
Burrow Refectory
 
February 2–28
"Wattstax: I Am Somebody!" Exhibit
Thursdays, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; and Sundays 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Barret 051
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 
 
February 5
Record Producer Al Bell Speaks at "Wattstax: I Am Somebody!" Opening Reception 7:00pm
Barret 051
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 
 
February 12
Showing of Wattstax Documentary
7:00pm
BCLC Lawn
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
 
February 15
Lymphoma and Leukemia Society Fundraiser presented by the Black Student Association
7:00pm
McCallum Ballroom
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
 
February 19
Shout It Out! Spoken Word
8:00pm
Lynx Lair
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
 
February 21
Diversity Luncheon (Invitation only; Co-sponsored by Career Services)
12:00pm
Hyde Hall
 
February 21
Soul Food Night for Rhodes Community
Includes a Forum on Sexuality & Hip Hop
6:00pm
Trezevant Conservatory
 
February 26
Lecture: Jeff Johnson Presents "Pulling Back the Sheets: Sexuality and Hip Hop"
7:00pm
McCallum Ballroom
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

February 27
Celebration of Wattstax Music
7:00pm
Lynx Lair
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC