Africana Studies

From "Storm at Valley State" to "Black Scholars Matter (BSM)" - An Explosion of Black Excellence! - A Curated Experience Rooted in Artistry and Black History

Thursday, February 22, 2024 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location:
University Student Union (USU) | Grand Salon
Cost:
Free

Save the Date: From "Storm at Valley State" to "Black Scholars Matter (BSM)" - An Explosion of Black Excellence! - A Curated Experience Rooted in Artistry and Black HistoryFrom "Storm at Valley State" to "Black Scholars Matter (BSM)" - An Explosion of Black Excellence! - A Curated Experience Rooted in Artistry and Black History includes a panel discussion exploring the impact of the unsung heroes from the "Storm at Valley State" on CSUN and the unfolding narrative of BSM. BSM Scholars have curated a fashion show, spotlighting the creativity of Black designers and showcasing how Black culture ignites contemporary fashion trends, Includes spoken word poems, monologues, and soulful songs, all inspired by the Storm at Valley State." The evening will be anchored by an art gallery experience, featuring paintings, drawings, and digital vision boards meticulously crafted by the Scholars. Join us for an exploration of resilience, creativity, and lasting impact – an experience that transcends time and celebrates the enduring legacy of the "Storm at Valley State".

Communication Services

Communication services (sign language interpreters, note takers) are available for this event. Requests for services must be submitted at least five (5) working days in advance. Please contact Dr. Theresa White at theresa.white@csun.edu.