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Black History Month 2018

Thursday, February 1, at 6 p.m.
'Black Culture As Is: Ya Feel Me' Exhibit Opening Reception
Br. Kenneth Chapman Gallery
Hosted by the Council of the Arts

Wednesday, February 7, at 5 p.m.
Step Afrika!
Christopher J. Murphy Auditorium
Hosted by the Council of the Arts and Gaels Activities Board (GAB)

Thursday, February 8, at noon
Brivia (Black Trivia)
Room 116, Doorley Hall
Hosted by the Black Student Union

Thursday, February 8, at 3 p.m.
A Trace of Africa: Influence of African Culture on Today's Media
Thomas J. Burke Lounge, Spellman Hall
Hosted by the Society of Professional Journalists

Sunday, February 11, at 6 p.m.
Sunday Mass (Black History Month Celebration)
Holy Family Church
Hosted by the Office of Mission & Ministry

Monday, February 12, at 7:30 p.m.
Looking for Love
End Zone, Robert V. LaPenta Student Union
Hosted By Black Student Union

Monday, February 12 – Wednesday, February 21
100 Years of Beauty: Social Media Campaign
@I_CFashion (Instagram)
Hosted by the Fashion Club

Wednesday, February 14, at 3 p.m.
Healthy Relationships Resource Table
Vitanza Dining Commons, Spellman Hall
Hosted by the Counseling Center & SLAM

Thursday, February 15 at 5pm
The 'N' Word, Presented by Professor Nadine Cosby
End Zone, Robert V. LaPenta Student Union
Hosted by the Student Life Diversity Committee & the Mass Communication Department

Saturday, February 17, at 9 p.m.
Caribbean Fete
Thomas J. Burke Lounge, Spellman Hall
Hosted by Phi Gamma Chi

Tuesday, February 20, at noon
Teach Me How to Step
McGrath, Robert V. LaPenta Student Union
Hosted by Phi Gamma Chi

Tuesday, February 20, at 8 p.m.
Stay Woke
RHD Office (Ground Floor), Loftus Hall
Hosted by Residential Life

Thursday, February 22, at noon
#SpeakUpIona
End Zone, Robert V. LaPenta Student Union
Hosted by the Student Life Diversity Committee

Thursday, February 22, at 6:30 p.m.
Artist Gallery Talk
'Black Culture, As Is: Ya Feel Me?'
Brother Kenneth Chapman Gallery
Iona College Arts Center
Featuring: Curtis Bryant, Aston LaMelle-Thomas, Shayavia McFarlene, Gabriel Mills, Becky Mills
Celebrating Black History Month, this exhibition explores perspectives of African American artists whose themes include spirituality, emotional truth, self-exploration, optimism, and cultural identity de-stigmatizing Blackness.
Sponsored by: Iona College Council on the Arts through the generosity of JoAnn and Joseph M. Murphy and the Baron Lambert Fund

Thursday, February 22, at 8 p.m.
HAIRitage
McGrath Room, Robert V. LaPenta Student Union
Hosted by Residential Life and the Student Leader Alliance for Multiculturalism (SLAM)

Friday, February 23, at 1:30 p.m.
Student Leadership & Diversity Conference
Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library
1:30 p.m. – Registration
2 p.m. – Keynote
Hosted by the Division of Student Life

Friday, February 23, at 6 p.m.
Afrocentric Experience Public Forum
Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library
Hosted by the Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP)

Monday, February 26, at 5 p.m.
Voices: Unapologetically Black
End Zone, Robert V. LaPenta Student Union
Hosted by Gaels Activity Board (GAB)

Tuesday, February 27, at 6 p.m.
Excellence in Color
Thomas J. Burke Lounge, Spellman Hall
Hosted by the Center for Career Development and the Student Leader Alliance for Multiculturalism (SLAM)

Tuesday, February 27, at 8:30 p.m.
Cooking Tuesday
Vitanza Dining Commons, Spellman Hall
Hosted by the Gaels Activity Board (GAB), Black Student Union (BSU), and Hispanic Organization for Latin Awareness (HOLA)

Wednesday, February 28, at 6 p.m.
Black Queer Experience
End Zone, Robert V. LaPenta Student Union
Hosted by Gael Pride

Black History Month events brought to you by:
Black Student Union, Student Life Diversity Committee, Gael Activities Board, Student Leader Alliance for Multiculturalism, Council on the Arts, Office Student Development, Center for Career Development, Office of Mission & Ministry, Society of Professional Journalists, Fashion Club, Counseling Center, Phi Gamma Chi, Office of Residential Life, Science and Technology Entry Program, Gael Pride, Hispanic Organization of Latin Awareness, and the Division of Student Life.