Africana Studies

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Africana Studies Program Calendar
Spring 2023 Events

To be Shared with All Generations and All Cultures

Howard A. Mims African American Cultural Center (HAMAACC)
Berkman Hall (BH)

Tuesday, January 24 from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
CSU Main Campus, Howard A. Mims African American Cultural Center (HAMAACC), Berkman Hall (BH) 137
Sankofa Screening of "The Woman King"
Discussion moderated by Dr. Kathy Curnow, Associate Professor of Art and Design
In partnership the African Student Association and the Mareyjoyce Green Women’s Center
(Sankofa: a Ghanaian representation of the idea of reaching back while moving forward).

Wednesday, February 1 at 12:00 pm
CSU Main Campus, HAMAACC, BH 137
Black History Treasure Trail
In partnership with the Center for Campus Engagement and the Michael Schwartz Library.

Thursday, February 9 from 12:30 – 2:00 pm
CSU Main Campus, HAMAACC, BH 137
Black Women's Support and Discussion Hour in partnership with the Mareyjoyce Green Women’s Center
Discussion facilitated by Dr. Paula Mickens-English
(Every Thursday for 10 weeks)

Thursday, February 16 from 3:00 – 5:30 pm
CSU Main Campus, HAMAACC, Berkman Hall 137
Black History Trivia and Board Games
In partnership with the Black Student Union, the National Society for Black Engineers, and the Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement.

Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25
CSU Main Campus, Roberta Steinbacher Atrium, Levin College of Public Affairs and Education and via Zoom
Project 400 Conference: Our Bodies, Our Minds, Our Communities: Physical, Emotional, and Environmental Impacts of Racism

Wednesday, March 1 & Thursday, March 2 from 9:10 am – 5:30 pm
Location TBA
Kujichagulia Midterm Study Session
(Kujichagulia: Kiswhaili meaning for self-determination)

Wednesday, March 8 at 11:30 am and 3:30 pm
CSU Main Campus, HAMAACC, BH 135
Sankofa Screening of "The Rebellious Life of Rosa Parks"
Discussion moderated by  Dr. Adrienne Gosselin, Associate Professor of Africana Studies and English.
In partnership with the Mareyjoyce Green Women’s Center. 

Thursday, March 21 from 11:20 am – 12:20 pm and 3:30 – 4:30 pm
CSU Main Campus, HAMAACC,Berkman Hall 137
Ujima Writing Workshop
Facilitated by Dr. Mary McDonald, Director of the Writing Center
In partnership with the Writing Center.
(Ujima:  Kiswahili meaning for collective work and responsibility)

Thursday, March 30 from 4:00 pm
CSU Main Campus, HAMAACC, BH 134
The Africana Studies Lecture Series in partnership with Cultural Crossings, presents the Curtis Wilson Lecture:
Honey Drop: An African Odyssey of Third-Gender Identities in the Lusophone World
By Dr. Matthew J. Pettway, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literature, University of South Alabama

Thursday, April 6 from 11:20 am – 12:20 PM
CSU Main Campus, HAMAACC, BH 135
Umoja Round Table Career Readiness Workshop
In partnership with the Office of Career Development and Exploration
(Umoja: Kiswahili meaning for unity)

Thursday, April 20 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm and 7:00 – 9:00 pm
CSU Arts Campus, Helen Theatre in Playhouse Square
Department of Africana Studies Night at the Theatre
Meet Vera Stark
Sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Dance
Free for CSU students, faculty and staff.

Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22
TBA
Department of Africana Studies Majors and Minors Field Trip

Tuesday, May 2 & Wednesday, May 3 from 9:10 am – 5:30 pm
CSU Main Campus, HAMAACC, BH 137
Kujichagulia Final Exam Study Session