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Black History Month 2013

Ujamaa Presents: “Post-Race...Yeah Right!”

Diversity University: Moving From Theory to Practice
Friday, February 1, 2013
4:15PM, Memorial Chapel
Campus Address to conclude the day of celebration with keynote speaker, Dr. Shakti Butler.
Sponsored by: The Office of Diversity and Inclusion, The Office of Student Activities & Leadership Development, The Office of Residential Life
*Dessert reception to follow.

Black History Month Convocation
Sunday, February 3, 2013
7PM, Malcolm X House
We officially kick-off Black History Month with Convocation. Please join us and members of the community as we hear from Alumni, Senior, and Freshman speakers.
*Dinner will be served.

Minorities in Science
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
6:30PM, Woodhead Lounge
Join us for a conversation about Minorities and their place in the area of Science
*Dinner will be served.

HIV/AIDS Awareness Dinner
Thursday, February 7, 2013
7PM, Eclectic
Please join us and ASHA on National Black AIDS Awareness Day to discuss and bring awareness to a disease that is prevalent within the Black community.
Co-Sponsor: ASHA, Nu Psi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
*Dinner will be served.

3rd Annual Hip-Hop Show featuring Flatbush Zombies & kechPhrase
Friday, February 8, 2013
10PM, Psi U
Join us for a concert featuring Flatbush Zombies, Beast Coast affiliate and Brooklyn-based rap group, and kechPhrase, UPenn undergraduate signed to Kool AD’s Veehead! You don’t want to miss a show like this!
Co-Sponsor: Psi Upsilon

Forum on the Importance of Malcolm X House
Sunday, February 10, 2013
6:30PM, Malcolm X House
Malcolm X House has a deep history on Wesleyan’s campus. Join us for a conversation about the history of X House and its place on campus today!
Co-Sponsor: Malcolm X House, Center for African American Studies
*Dinner will be served.

What My Teacher Didn’t Teach Me!
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
7PM, Usdan Room 110
Join us for a conversation about the widening gaps in the education system.
Co-Sponsors: Student of Color Coalition Interns, Caribbean Students Association, Ajua Campos, Invisible Men
*Dinner will be served.

Leadership Luncheon - Unlocking your Leadership Potential by Understanding your Social Location
Thursday, February 14th, 2013
Join Dwight Greene Intern for Diversity and Community Engagement, Christian Hosam, as he leads a session designed to unpack how your demographic make-up can affect your leadership potential.
Sponsored by: Student Activities & Leadership Development
*Lunch provided.

Yale 18th Annual Black Solidarity Conference
February 14-17, 2013
Yale University
Co-Sponsor: Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Allyship in a “Post-Racial” World
Thursday, February 19, 2013
7PM, Usdan DFC
In collaboration with WSA Committee for Inclusion and Diversity, join us as a dynamic faculty panel talks about their own definitions of ally-ship and what it means to be an effective ally to others. In addition, the faculty will discuss how their academic research has intersected with their personal walk towards social justice.
Sponsored by: The WSA Committee for Diversity and Inclusion

To Be Black or To Be Gay
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
7PM, Usdan Room 110
Join us as students discuss their experiences with the intersections of both their sexual and cultural identities.
Co-Sponsors: Queer Resource Center Interns
*Refreshments will be served.

Keynote Speaker
Thursday, February 21, 2013
7PM, Usdan DFC
Co-Sponsors: The Office of Diversity and Student Engagement
*Refreshments will be served.

UCAB: Black History Month Trivia
Thursday, February 21, 2013
8PM, Usdan Cafe
Join us and UCAB for a Black History Month themed trivia game!

Mixer with Alumni of Color
Friday, February 22, 2013
7PM, Usdan MPR
Come mix and mingle with your peers and Alumni of Color. We will also be celebrating the first printed publication of The Ankh.
Co-Sponsors: Student of Color Coalition Interns, Caribbean Students Association, The Ankh
*Dinner will be served.

The 5th Annual Social Justice Leadership Conference
Saturday, February 23, 2013
10AM-4PM, Usdan
Join us for the 5th Annual Social Justice Leadership Conference. This year's theme is "Building Bridges: Connecting Community Across Difference".
Co-Sponsors: Student Activities & Leadership Development, The Wesleyan Student Assembly
*Brunch will be served.

Jubilee
Saturday, February 23, 2013
7PM-9PM, Crowell
Black History Month Cultural Show showcasing the many talents present at Wesleyan and within the Student of Color Community!

Invisible Men Presents: Turn On the Lights
Saturday, February 23, 2013
11PM-3AM, TBA
Join us as we celebrate another great Jubilee, Blacklight Style!
Co-Sponsors: Invisible Men

Deans and Decisions of Academic Probation: Retention Rates of SOC
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
6:30PM, Usdan 110
Join us for a conversation about the decisions of academic probation and retention rates in the Student of Color community.
Co-Sponsors: Student of Color Coalition Interns, Caribbean Students Association, Ajua Campos, The Ankh

Afro-_______
Thursday, February 28, 2013
7PM, Usdan DFC
Join us as we close out Black History Month with a Soul Food dinner and a conversation about the diversity within the Black community.
Co-Sponsors: Student of Color Coalition Interns, Caribbean Students Association, Ajua Campos
*Dinner will be served.

UCAB: Slam Poet
Thursday, February 28, 2013
8PM, Usdan Cafe