Campus Programs is proud to announce the 2014 celebration of Black History Month with our theme "Chicago Contributions to Music"! Sponsors throughout the university have an exciting and diverse lineup of programs to offer during February. All events are open to the general public and the UIC community of students, faculty, and staff.
The Honors College will sponsor a lecture by Julieanna Richardson as part of Black History Month on Feb 6:
Leadership Lecture Series: Authentic Leadership
Julieanna Richardson, Founder & Executive Director of The HistoryMakers
Thursday, February 6, 9:30 am in 121 Burnham Hall
Julieanna Richardson is the Founder and the Executive Director of The HistoryMakers, the nation’s largest African American video oral history collection. By recording, preserving and sharing the life stories of thousands of African Americans, from President Barack Obama to the oldest living black cowboy, The HistoryMakers is a leader in helping to educate and enlighten millions worldwide through refashioning a more inclusive record of American history. Ms. Richardson has a diverse background in corporate law, television production and cable television. She is also the recipient of the UIC Great Cities Institute's first Vernon Jarrett Senior Fellowship in 2006. View the flyer here: https://blogs.uofi.uic.edu/files/1516/109271/3774.pdf
Full list of Black History Month Events:
Saturday, 2/1/14: An Afternoon with The UIC Flames
UIC Pavilion | 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, 2/4/14: Opening Reception & Celebration*
Student Center East, Illinois Room | 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
All are welcome to celebrate our theme together with guest speaker, Dr. David Stovall. Also featuring pieces from the Chicago Blues Museum, trivia with great prizes, and a performance by Hip-Hop DetoxX.
Thursday, 2/6/14: Lessons on Leadership Lecture
Burnham Hall, UIC Honors College | 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, 2/6/14: Blues, Jazz, Gospel, Hip-Hop: A Continuum of African-American Culture in the Diaspora*
Richard J. Daley Library, Room 1-470 LIB | 4:00 p.m.
Friday, 2/7/14: Annual Hoop It Up Basketball Tournament
Student Recreation Facility| 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 2/12/14: History of Racism in Popular Music*
Student Center East, Illinois Room | 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, 2/13/14: "Hope in My Heart: The May Ayim Story" Brown-Bag Screening & Discussion
University Hall, Room 1501 | 12:15 p.m.
Wednesday, 2/19/14: UIC Jazz Festival*
Student Center East, Illinois Room | 7:30 p.m.
Friday, 2/21/14: Opening Night of "Clybourne Park"
UIC Theatre | 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 2/26/14 and Thursday, 2/27/14: Identity Backpack Workshops
Student Center East, White Oak Room | 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, 2/27/14: Black History Makers Award Ceremony
Student Center East, East Terrace | 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday, 2/28/14: 24th Annual Blues Cabaret featuring "Zora Young"*
UIC Forum | 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
1/13/14 - 8/8/14: "The Soul of Bronzeville: Migration Through the Arts" Exhibit
Addams Hall, Room 207
*Programs related to our theme, "Chicago Contributions to Music".
Students who attend and swipe their i-cards at three or more events above will be entered to win a $100 gift card to the UIC Bookstore!
African-American Cultural Center
African American Academic Network
Black Alumni Advisory Council
Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Blacks
Germanic Studies Department & the Minor in Moving Image Arts
Office of Career Services
Office of the Chancellor
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs
School of Theatre & Music
UIC Daley Library
UIC Honors College
For more details about Black History Month events, visit http://campusprograms.uic.edu. If you have any questions, email Carrie Grogan at email@example.com.
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If you have a disability and need an accommodation to participate in an event, please call 312-413-5077 at least one week prior to the event.