Middlebury

Black History Month at Middlebury College

February 12, 2004

Thursday, Feb. 12

8 p.m.  "Nilaja Sun...One Woman Show"

Wright Theatre

Presented by the African American Alliance

 

Saturday, Feb. 14

11 a.m.  "What's Love Got To Do With It?: Blaxploitation Films of the 1970s"

Blaxploitation film lecture with Professor of History Bill Hart

Bicentennial Hall 216

Presented by the African American Alliance

 

1 p.m.  "Is Hip Hop Music?"

Forum led by Crystal Belle, class of 2004

Bicentennial Hall 216

Presented by the African American Alliance

 

Sunday, Feb. 15

3 p.m.  "Shaft"

Blaxploitation Film Series screening

Bicentennial Hall 216

Presented by the African American Alliance

 

Thursday, Feb. 19

7 p.m.  Live Jazz

Juice Bar Stage, McCullough Student Center

Opening event of Symposium 2004: "The Harlem Renaissance and African-American Contributions to the Arts" presented by Distinguished Men of Color

 

9 p.m.  "The Colored Museum" by George C. Wolfe

Staged readings presented by more than a dozen members of the Middlebury College faculty, staff and student body

Juice Bar Stage, McCullough Student Center

This staged reading is free and open to the public.

Please note that "The Colored Museum" contains language and content intended for an adult audience.

Sponsored by PALANA Center and the Office for Institutional Diversity

 

Friday, Feb. 20

4:30 p.m.  "African-American Contributions in Music, Visual Arts, and Literature to the Harlem Renaissance"

Symposium 2004: "Harlem Renaissance and African-American Contributions to the Arts" panel discussion.  Panelists: Professor of History Bill Hart, Associate Professor of American Literature and Civilization Will Nash, and Scholar in Residence Vermonja Alston

Coltrane Lounge, Adirondack House

Presented by Distinguished Men of Color

Complimentary dinner will immediately follow the panel in the same location.

 

8 p.m.  "The Mack"

Blaxploitation Film Series screening

Bicentennial Hall 216

Presented by the African American Alliance

 

Saturday, Feb. 21

12 p.m.  Harlem Renaissance Cultural Display

Symposium 2004: "Harlem Renaissance and African-American Contributions to the Arts" exhibit

Social Space, McCullough Student Center

Presented by Distinguished Men of Color

 

8 p.m.  Def Poetry Show

Featuring HBO slam poetry artists Lemon, Abyss and Vanessa Hidary

Symposium 2004: "Harlem Renaissance and African-American Contributions to the Arts" event

Social Space, McCullough Student Center

Presented by Distinguished Men of Color

 

Sunday, Feb. 22

11 a.m.  Closing brunch and discussion

Symposium 2004: "Harlem Renaissance and African-American Contributions to the Arts"

Coltrane Lounge, Adirondack House

Presented by Distinguished Men of Color

 

Friday, Feb. 27

5 p.m.  Jazz Night and Soul Dinner

Guest speaker: University of Vermont Jazz Lecuturer John Gennari

Gifford Hall Gamut Room

Free and open to the public, but advance reservations are required. To reserve space, contact event organizer Crystal Belle at (802) 443-6304 or cbelle@middlebury.edu.

Presented by the African American Alliance

 

Sunday, Feb. 29

3 p.m.  "Foxy Brown"

Blaxploitation Film Series screening

Bicentennial Hall 216

Presented by the African American Alliance

 

For more information, contact Jessa Karki of the Office for Institutional Diversity at (802) 443-5709 or jkarki@middlebury.edu

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