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** Black History Month 2020 **

February 3, 2020 @ 4:00 PM
Sproul 201
 
Prentis Hemphill Healing Justice Lecture
 
Prentis is a committed practitioner and healer who utilizes Somatics methodology, intuitive and ancestral practice into their work to heal trauma
Sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center and the Black Cultural Center
 
 
February 6, 2020 @ 4:30 PM
Kohlberg Hall Scheuer Room
 
Counternarratives From Women of Color Academics: Bravery, Vulnerability, and Resistance - Panel Discussion
 
Eric Grollman and Manya Whitaker, editors of Counternarratives From Women of Color Academics: Bravery, Vulnerability, and Resistance,
discuss this anthology of essays and creative works by 28 women of color academics who redefine what it means to be successful in academia, stand up against injustice despite the risks, and leverage their positions in the university to advance diversity and inclusion in higher education.
 
 
February 7, 2020 @ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Kohlberg Hall – Scheuer Room
 
BCC Unity Hour
 
Unity Hour allows for staff, faculty, alum or community members to engage students in conversations around particular topics or areas of expertise. A goal of BCC Unity Hour is to aid students in their success at Swarthmore and beyond.  In honor of the Black Cultural Center's 50th Anniversary, we are inviting students to connect with alum, staff, and faculty affiliated with the BCC for round table conversations.  Soul food lunch will be served. Please RSVP here by Monday, February 3rd.
Sponsored by the Black Cultural Center
 
 
February 7, 2020 @ 4:30pm
Kohlberg Hall, Scheuer Room
 
The Long Vendetta: Paul Robeson, Black Freedom, and U.S. Empire
 
Jordan T. Camp, PhD., Director of Research at the People’s Forum, and Co-Director of the Racial Capitalism Working Group in the Center for Social Difference at Columbia University offers a historically grounded analysis of racism and counterinsurgency.
 
 
February 11, 2020 @ 7:00pm
LPAC Cinema
 
The Best of BlackStar with Maori Karmael Holmes, Founder of BlackStar Film Festival
 
The BlackStar Film Festival is an annual celebration of the visual and storytelling traditions of the African diaspora and of global communities of color, showcasing films by black, brown and indigenous people from around the world.
Sponsored by Film and Media Studies and the Black Cultural Center
 
 
February 13, 2020 @ 5:30 PM
Kohlberg Hall – Scheuer Room
 
Black Faces in White Places: Navigating PWI’s and Beyond
 
Randal Pinkett , PhD., MBA , Rhodes Scholar, Founder & Managing Partner of BCT Partners
Sponsored by the Black Cultural Center and Office of Fellowships and Prizes
 
 
February 21, 2020 @ 4:45 PM
Kohlberg Hal, Scheuer Room
 
Seven Sisters & A Brother Panel Discussion with the Authors
 
A book signing will immediately follow.
 
 
February 21, 2020 @ 7:00 PM
LPAC - Pearson Hall Theater
 
Beyond the Field: Activism, Athletics, and Empowerment in the Modern Political Era
 
A moderated conversation between Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and Assistant Professor of Sociology & Anthropology and Black Studies Nina Johnson on the relationship between athletics and activism.
Support for Beyond the Field is provided by the Swarthmore Cooper Series Grant; the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Development; and Athletics for Diversity and Inclusion
 
 
February 24, 2020 @ 5:00 PM 
Kohlberg Hall – Scheuer Room
 
Honoring our Past, Honoring our Trailblazers
 
Lecture and discussion with the first Black students to utilize the Swarthmore Black Cultural Center. Panelists will include Don Mizell '71, Rosalind Plummer '73, Ava Stanley '72, & Isaac Stanley '73.
Sponsored by the Black Cultural Center and Intercultural Center
 
 
February 26, 2020 @ 7:00pm
Singer 033
 
Atlantiques by Mati Diop - Film Screening & Discussion
 
Atlantiques recounts the odyssey of Senegalese friends who attempt a life-threatening boat crossing. Melancholic and mysterious, the film urgently and elegantly addresses the perils of illegal migration.
Introduced by African screen media scholar Dr. Boukary Sawadogo, City College and CUNY Graduate Center
Sponsored by French and Francophone Studies and the Kenneth Wynn Fund