Black History Month 2017: “Our Story”
The Multicultural Mavericks are proud to present our Black History Month celebration in February. The entire campus community is invited to participate and increase their awareness of the positive impact that the African American and Black community have made on society. Featured events include cultural performances, social and educational events with UT Arlington professors and the annual Black Leadership Institute (BLI).
BHM 2017 Schedule of Events
- Date: Wednesday, February 1st
Program - Black History Month Kick-Off Tabling
Time: 11:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: UC Palo Duro
Look for us at the UTA Study Abroad Fair
- Date: Saturday, February 11th
Program: Black Leadership Institute
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: UC Second Floor except Carlisle Suite
Pre-Registration Required by February 1st
- Date: Monday, February 27th
Diversity Week/ Black History Month
"Where Does Hip-Hop Meet Jazz? AN exploration through Hip-Hop and Jazz Culture"
Featuring SHAOLIN JAZZ- A live performance featuring DJ 2-Tone Jones
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location: UC Rosebud, Foyer
AAFSA Lecture Series:
- Date: Wednesday, February 8th
Topic: Policing: Myths and Realities
Speaker: James Hawthorne, Chief of Police, Cedar Hill Independent School District.
Location: UH 104
- Date: Wednesday, February 15th
Topic: Historical Reflections in the Age of Trump
Speaker: Dr. Froswa Booker-Drew, Director of Community Affairs, State Fair of Texas.
Location: UH 104
- Date: Tuesday, February 21st
Topic: Keeping it Real, Keeping it 100%
Speaker: Timeka Washington Gordon, Director, Inclusiveness and Intercultural Services and Community Scholars Program, Texas Christian University.
Location: Library Parlor, 6th floor
Co-sponsored with the University Library
A POWERFUL PARTNERSHIP
Students on the BHM planning committee have often received the strong support of the African American Faculty & Staff Association at UT Arlington. The Association have collaborated with us on hosting events, serving as mentors, and sharing their academic expertise as presenters and mentors.
Download the AAFSA Lecture Series events for Black History Month 2017