First Friday Family Dinner
Please join the Neal Marshall Black Culture Center on 2/1/2013 as we begin our celebration of Black History Month. Grand Hall, Neal Marshall Black Culture Center from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.
Logan Westbrooks: “A Former Pioneering African American Music Industry Executive Lectures at IU”
Monday, Feb. 4, 5:30-6:30pm | Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, Grand Hall. Mr. Logan Westbrooks, will give a lecture in conjunction with the unveiling of the Logan Westbrooks Collection. — Co-sponsored with the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology.
Lois Leveen, Author of The Secrets of Mary Bowser
Monday, Feb. 18, 4-5pm | Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, Grand Hall. Dr. Lois Leveen is a former professor at UCLA and Reed College. Dr. Leveen is the author of the novel, The Secrets of Mary Bowser, about the former slave who became a spy for the Union army.
Mandisa Thomas: “Don’t JUST Talk About it, BE About It: How You Can Do Your Part In Increasing Secular Efforts in the Black Community”
Monday, Feb. 18, 6pm | Location TBA. Please check our website for updates. — Co-sponsored with the Secular Alliance at Indiana University.
African American Dance Company, 15th Dance Workshop
Participants will experience dance classes from the perspective of the African American and African Diaspora. Panel Discussion: Friday, February 22 at the Neal Marshall Black Culture Center Grand Hall at 7pm. Featured speaker: Sheila Ward, Associate Professor in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science at Norfolk State University and Co-Executive Director of Eleone Dance Theatre, Philadelphia, PA. Click here for poster
Monday, Feb. 25, 4-5pm | Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, Bridgwaters Lounge. Amrita Myers is an adjunct faculty member in AAADS from the IU History Department. Her work concerns African American women and also media and historical images of Black women.