Events 2014 (As of 8/30/13)

In addition to the February series of events, please join the Black History Month Steering Committee for other celebrations throughout the year. The 2014 theme, "Unsung Heroes," features something for everyone. If your department, program, group/organization is sponsoring an event you'd like to add to our calendar, please email us at aaase@elon.edu. Enjoy!!

Event: College Coffee
Location: TBD
Date(s): Tuesday, Feb. 4
Times: 9:50 - 10:20 am
Description: Join AAASE faculty and staff, members of the BHMSC and various student groups, including the Black Cultural Society, for readings, dance, and other showcases of Black culural expression. Featuring Dr. Michelle Ferrier and Dr. Charles Irons.

Name: Zumba Madness
Date: February 17th, 2014
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Location: McKinnon Hall, Moseley Center
Contact: Kimberly Edwards at kedwards15@elon.edu
Sponsors: AAASE and the BHMSC
Description: Join Elon alum Cheri Armour ’09 for an exciting evening of Zumba Madness. Event is free of charge.

Name: Film Screening TBD
Date: February 8th, 2014
Time: 8:30 pm
Location: TBD
Contact: Kimberly Edwards at kedwards15@elon.edu
Sponsors: SUB
Description: Join the Student Union Board for a movie and food.

Name: Get on the Black Church Bus Part I
Date: February 9th, 2014
Time: 9:00 am departure from Boney Fountain
Location: Union Baptist Church, 1200 North Trade Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101 Phone 336.724.9305
Contact: The Multicultural Center
Sponsors: AAASE, BHMSC, MCC
Description: All students, faculty and staff are invited to get on the bus each Sunday during the month of February to attend a worship service at a church featured during Black History Month.

Name: College Coffee
Date: February 11th, 2014
Time: 9:50 – 10:20
Location: TBD
Contact: Janis Baughman
Sponsors: BHMSC
Description: Join AAASE faculty, staff and other members of the Elon community for readings, dance and other showcases of black cultural expression during the month of February.

Name: Exhibition from the Elon African Art Collection
Date: February 11th, 2014/ Exhibit runs the entire month
Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Opening reception is at 5:30 p.m.
Location: Arts West lobby
Contact: Erhan Moore
Sponsors: BHMSC
Description: Art exhibit.

Name: Get on the Black Church Bus Part II
Date: February 16th, 2014
Time: 10:00 am departure from Boney Fountain
Location: Elon First Baptist Church, 113 Lynn St. Elon, NC
Contact: The Multicultural Center
Sponsors: AAASE, BHMSC, MCC
Description: Sundays have been called "the most segregated day in the United States" if one surveys our nation's churches. Have you ever been curious about what happens in a worship service different from your own faith or practice. All students, faculty and staff are invited to get on the bus each Sunday during the month of February to attend a worship service at a church featured during Black History Month. To reserve your spot on the bus, Leon Williams at lwilliams25@elon.edu no later than Friday, February 10th. All are welcome.

Name: College Coffee
Date: February 18th, 2014
Time: 9:50 – 10:20
Location: TBD
Contact: Janis Baughman
Sponsors: BHMSC
Description: Join the AAASE faculty, staff and other members of the Elon community for readings, dance and other showcases of black cultural expression during the month of February. Featuring African art showcase.

Name: AAASE Author-of-the-month Lunch Series
Date: February 19th, 2014
Time: 12:15 p.m.
Location: Alamance 302B
Contact: Prudence Layne at aaase@elon.edu
Sponsors: AAASE
Description: Join the AAASE community for discussion on black studies-related topics with authors who will present their recently published work or work-in-progress.

Name: College Coffee
Date: February 25th, 2014
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: TBD
Contact: Janis Baughman
Sponsors: Black Cultural Society
Description: BHM College Coffee

Name: Black History Month Dance Performance
Date: February 22nd, 2014
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: Yeager Recital Hall
Contact: Prof. Jason Aryeh at jaryeh@elon.edu
Sponsors: The Department of Performing Arts
Description:

Name: Get on the Black Church Bus Part III
Date: February 23rd, 2014
Time: 9:30 am departure from Boney Fountain
Location: Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 734 Apple Street, Burlington, NC
Contact: Multicultural Center
Sponsors: AAASE, BHMSC, MCC
Description: Sundays have been called "the most segregated day in the United States" if one surveys our nation's churches. Have you ever been curious about what happens in a worship service different from your own faith or practice. All students, faculty and staff are invited to get on the bus each Sunday during the month of February to attend a worship service at a church featured during Black History Month. To reserve your spot on the bus, contact the Multicultural Center. All are welcome.