February 2015 Events

College Coffee

Location: McKinnon
Date: Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015
Time: 9:40 - 10:20 a.m.
Description: Join AAASE faculty and staff, members of the BHMSC and various student groups as we celebrate “One Hundred Years of Black History.”


Spring Black Student Mixer

Location: CREDE
Date: Feb 4, 2015
Time: 6 p.m.
Description: Join us for the opportunity to socialize and establish a connection with other students who have a common identity on Elon’s campus. We will also discuss issues facing our Black community.


Let Us Breathe

Location: McBride Gathering Space
Date: Feb 5, 2015
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Description: An artistic showcase to create an environment for self-expression that will Let Us Breathe like never before. During this event, we are going to focus on social justice for the Black community so that we can take a stand is by using our voices, our talents, and our art to speak on these issues.


Sisterhood Circle

Location: Numen Lumen
Date: Feb 6, 2015
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.
Description: The Circle is a safe space for dialogue and empowerment on a once monthly basis. We invite all students, faculty & staff who identify as ALANAM Women  (African- American, Latina, Asian, Native American or Multiracial) to come and encounter the beauty of sisterhood!


Dance Performance

Location: Whitley Auditorium
Date: Feb 6, 2015
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Description: a Black History Month performance concert which Jason Aryeh, Assistant Professor of Dance, started here on campus celebrating black history through performance. The performance is free and open to the public.


One in Christ Church Service – Chelsea Yarbrough, Speaker

Location: Numen Lumen
Date: February 8, 2015
Time: 7p.m.
Description: At One In Christ Gospel Ministry our mission is to live, preach, and teach the Word of God; to offer Christ to the committed, the recommitted, the newly committed, and the uncommitted; to provide “watch care” for those seeking shelter with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ; and to tear down every wall of division that stands between man, woman, and the Kingdom of God.


Incarceration Panel

Location: McKinnon
Date: Feb 9, 2015
Time: 1-2:30 p.m.
Description: Hear the perspectives of a college professor, children of incarcerated parents, a police office, probation officer and more.


Black Student Forum

Location: CREDE
Date: Feb 9, 2015
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
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Black Voices of Elon Round Table

Location: LaRose Theater
Date: Feb 12, 2015
Time: 6- 7:30 p.m.
Description: Hear and learn from Elon Alumni as they discuss their experiences at Elon and  have Q&A time.


The Real Talk: What Is Micro-aggression?/ Colorism within the Black Community

Location: LaRose Theater
Date: Feb 18, 2015
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Name: AAASE Author-of-the-Month Series (3rd Wednesdays)

Location: Alamance 302B (Conference Room)
Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Description: Hear Dr. Damion Blake talk about his research on  Jamaican politics, inner city communities and mafia bosses.


Poet.She

Location: Irazu
Date: Feb 19, 2015
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Description: Open Mic night/ poetry night where students can showcase their talents to their peers


Elon Core Curriculum Forum #4

Location: KOBC Room 101
Date: Feb 25, 2015
Time: 9:25-10:35 a.m. and 12:15-1:25 p.m.
Description: Dr. Frontani discusses how Africans find innovative solutions for themselves. Such entrepreneurial, self-help initiatives are some of the markers of the continent’s peoples and their ingenuity, but seldom make the headlines, especially in the West. The talk will also examine the flipside of these headlines – the charity/aid outsiders provide Africans (and generally without critically examining how external 'help' often HARMS local businesses and economies.).


Elon Core Curriculum Forum #4

Location: Oaks 212
Date: Feb 26, 2015
Time: 8-9:40 a.m. and 2:20-4 p.m.
Description: Dr. Frontani discusses how Africans find innovative solutions for themselves. Such entrepreneurial, self-help initiatives are some of the markers of the continent’s peoples and their ingenuity, but seldom make the headlines, especially in the West. The talk will also examine the flipside of these headlines – the charity/aid outsiders provide Africans (and generally without critically examining how external 'help' often HARMS local businesses and economies.).