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Black History Month (BHM)

The Multicultural Mavericks are proud to present our Black History Month celebration in February 2014. 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).

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Black Hsitory Month Schedule of Events 2014

Sankofa "Black in the Day" Kick Off
Monday, February 3
Noon -2 p.m.
UC Palo Duro Lounge
Featuring student performances, trivia games, exhibit, and more!

The Multicultural Mavericks invite you to the kickoff event for Black History Month on Monday, February 3rd at noon in the UC Palo Duro Lounge. Come learn about the people that have influence the rich Black history as we will have trivia tables that will cover various topics from civil rights to famous athletes, performances from UT Arlington student organizations, and a musical ensemble. Admission is free and open to the UTA community. Hosted by Multicultural Affairs and the Division of Student Affairs.  For the complete Black History Month calendar, visit www.uta.edu/multicultural

UT Arlington African American Faculty & Staff Association presents
“Minorities in Changing Times, One Person’s Experience”
Featuring civil rights pioneer Dr. James Sweatt, III
Friday, February 7
Noon
UC Bluebonnet
Space is limited. RSVP details coming soon.

Join us on Friday, February 7th at noon in the UC Bluebonnet as we welcome the African American Faculty and Staff Association featured African American History Month speaker, James Sweatt III. Mr. Sweatt will share his life experiences and knowledge in a lecture titled, “Minorities and Changing Times, One Person’s Experience.”  The event is free, but space is limited. For more information and to RSVP, e-mail specialevents@uta.edu or call 817-272-5300. The deadline to RSVP is Friday January 31,2014.

Black Leadership Institute
Black Leadership Institute
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
UC Rio Grande
Open to all UT Arlington students.
Register online via our website by Feb. 1st

Join the Multicultural Mavericks on Saturday, February 15th from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the UC Rio Grande for our annual Black Leadership Institute!  Students will gain skills in various areas such as leadership and networking. Admission is free and open to UT Arlington students. Hosted by Multicultural Affairs and the Division of Student Affairs. For the complete Black History Month calendar, visit www.uta.edu/multicultural

Featured Lecture
“Da Sankofa Conversation“
Featuring Professor Clarence Glover, CEO of Sankofa Education Services
Thursday, February 20
6:30-8:30 pm
UC Bluebonnet North
Featuring student performances, trivia games, exhibit, and more!

The Multicultural Mavericks proudly present, Professor Clarence Glover, CEO of Sankofa Education Services. Professor Glover will be doing his famous lecture “Da Sankofa Conversation” on Thursday, February 20th in the UC Bluebonnet, North from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. “Da Sankofa Conversation” consists of thought-provoking questions and discussions as individuals are guided on a sankofa journey exploring the history of our nation and education, and its implications for educating or not educating African-American students today. Admission is free and open to the public. Hosted by Multicultural Affairs and the Division of Student Affairs. For the complete Black History Month calendar, visit www.uta.edu/multicultural

Center for African American Studies Conference 2014
Friday, February 21– Saturday, February 22
For complete details and registration info visit www.uta.edu/caas

Please join us on Friday, February 21st – Saturday, February 22nd as the Center for African American Studies hosts the 2nd annual CAAS Conference. For complete details and registrations visit The Center for African American Studies website.

Documentary Screening and Discussion
The Loving Story
Wednesday, February 26
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
UC Carlisle

Join the Multicultural Mavericks on Wednesday, February 26th in UC Carlisle Suite at 6:30 p.m. for a screening of the documentary, Long Way Home: The Loving Story set during the turbulent civil rights era. Long Way Home: The Loving Story is about love and the struggle for dignity set against a backdrop of historic anti-miscegenation sentiments in the U.S. Following the documentary Dr. W. Marvin Dulaney will lead a discussion and provide insight to what marriage looked like during the civil rights era. Dr. Dulaney is an Associate Professor and Chair of the History Department at The University of Texas at Arlington. Admission is free and open to the public. Hosted by Multicultural Affairs and the Division of Student Affairs. For the complete Black History Month calendar, visit www.uta.edu/multicultural

 

 


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DID YOU KNOW?

Our annual Black History Month celebration has traditionally included the participation of many of the African/African American student organizations on campus including the Black Student Association, NAACP Student Chapter, the African Student Organization, and the National Association of Black Journalists.

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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.

African American Faculty and Staff Association

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