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Katherine Dunham: Film Screening and Discussion

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Katherine Dunham

Black History Month

Please join Africana Studies Professor Aimee Glocke for a celebration of the works of Katherine Dunahm. Dunham was a dancer, choreographer and anthropologist noted for her innovative interpretations of ritualistic and ethnic dances. Read more


Hallowed Grounds: Black Art, Social Justice and Fashion Exhibit

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 8:00am to Friday, April 29, 2016 - 5:00pm

Woman wearing vintage 1970's hat

Black History Month

Opening Reception: February 10, 2016, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

In celebration of Black History Month, the Hallowed Grounds Exhibit takes you on a unique journey into the Black experience, honoring the history and contemporary contributions of people of Black descent, whose experience is deeply embedded in the narrative of the American past, present and future. Read more

Forgotten Founders: The Hidden African Ancestry of LA

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 10:00am to Monday, February 29, 2016 - 3:00pm

Biddy Mason

This collaborative exhibit will trace the role of individuals of African descent in the founding of Los Angeles. While emphasizing the diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds of the forty-four pobladores who founded the pueblo on the edge of the Los Angeles River in 1781, the exhibit will also trace the connections between this specific event and the broader history of communities of African descent in Mexico and the American West. Read more

Katherine Dunham: Film Screening and Discussion

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Katherine Dunham

Black History Month

Please join Africana Studies Professor Aimee Glocke for a celebration of the works of Katherine Dunahm. Dunham was a dancer, choreographer and anthropologist noted for her innovative interpretations of ritualistic and ethnic dances. Read more

Black Youth Guidance Forum

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

Black Youth Guidance Forum Logo

Black History Month

 The Black Youth Guidance Forum (BYGF) is a day-long leadership program for CSUN students in the Africana Studies Urban Studies option, credential candidates, and Liberal Studies majors. We will also include African American youth and other youth of color, school stakeholders (e.g. parents, teachers, counselors, administrators, and staff), and nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County.

The theme for the program this year is Strategies for Success. For more information about this event and the BYGF please, Read more

Film Screening: "The Five Heartbeats"

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

"The Five Heartbeats" Movie Poster

Black History Month

Q&A with Special Guest Robert Townsend

Registration Required. Space is limited so get your tickets early!

The story of the rise and fall of an African American vocal group. To register for this event please, Read more

Vocal ARTillery

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Hand gripping microphone

Vocal ARTillery performance: DJ, hip-hop/spoken word and sketch artists. Read more

Solaris

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 7:00pm

Solaris dvd cover

Andrei Tarkovsky+: His Films and His Legacy
Ground control has been receiving mysterious transmissions from the three remaining residents of the Solaris space station. Cosmonaut and psychologist Kris Kelvin is dispatched to investigate. Read more

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