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Black History Month 2023 Events At Texas A&M

Organizations and units across campus have planned events to help Aggies recognize the contributions of Black Americans.
By Texas A&M University Department of Multicultural Services Staff January 31, 2023

Texas A&M celebrates Black History Month

 

Texas A&M University is celebrating Black History Month with a variety of fun and educational events throughout the month of February:

Black History Month LibGuide And Resource Display
Texas A&M University Libraries
Feb. 1 at 5 p.m.
Sterling C. Evans Library, 1st floor
The Libraries invite you to browse through the resource table featuring titles that center African American stories of resistance, community organization, and more. Visit the online LibGuide at tx.ag/BHMGuide.

Black History Month Kick-off
Black Student Alliance Council
Feb. 2 at 6 p.m.
MSC 2400
Join in honoring the history of the Black and African American community.

On Showing Up: The Time and Space of Racial Solidarity
Asian American Studies Initiative and Asian Presidents’ Council
Feb. 7 at 12 p.m.
On Zoom, *register here
This presentation by Eric Tang, an associate professor of African and African Diaspora Studies and director of the Center for Asian American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, considers the present temporality for racial solidarity between African Americans and Asian Americans. Tang is also the founding director of the new undergraduate major in Race, Indigeneity and Migration and the author of Unsettled: Cambodian Refugees in the NYC Hyperghetto (Temple University Press, 2015).

Sync Through The Years
Excellence uniting Culture, Education, and Leadership
Feb. 7 at 5:30 p.m.
Department of Multicultural Services, MSC L110
Lip sync battle with songs by Black artists throughout the decades from 1960-2020.

West African Film Festival
MSC Woodson Black Awareness Committee
Feb. 9 at 6 p.m.
Rudder 701
The West African Film Festival will present films by West African artists or that are about the life and culture of West Africa.

A Legacy Revitalized: The Resistance Of The Harlem Renaissance
Aggie Black Male Connection Program
Feb. 9 at 7 p.m.
Department of Multicultural Services, MSC L110
A discussion about how the Harlem Renaissance impacted Black resistance.

Professional-ish
Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference
Feb. 15 at 7 p.m.
Department of Multicultural Services, MSC L110
A panel of Black former students describe their experiences working in their fields.

African American Quiz Bowl
Aggie Black Male Connection Program
Feb. 16 at 7 p.m.
Department of Multicultural Services, MSC L110

Family Feud: Black History Month Edition And Trivia Night
Black Graduate Student Association
Feb. 16 at 7 p.m.
Rudder Tower 404

A Table Talk Discussion About Black Resistance
The Round Table Talk
Feb. 21 at 6 p.m.
MSC 2400
A discussion about Black resistance from the perspective of current Black students.

Black History Month Maroon Table Talk
SGA Diversity Commission
Feb. 23 at 7 p.m.
Rudder Tower 401
A discussion between faculty and students.

Healing The Father Wound
Performance Studies Program
Feb. 24 at 6 p.m.
Black Box Theater (LAAH 100)
A one-hour Performance Ritual which highlights the struggle Black men have faced and aims to find ways to heal those wounds.

Black Trailblazers: Notable Aggies In The Ivory
Black Graduate Student Association
Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Rudder Tower 701
A panel of Black trailblazers in academia will be featured at this event, and students are invited to attend, listen and engage. Participants will cover a wide range of subjects, such as racial studies, Black hair research, Black art, and art therapy.

The Carter-Larke Black History And Education Lecture, Celebration Of Black Excellence: Yesterday, Today And Forever
School of Education and Human Development
Join panelists who will discuss history and education through the lens of Black excellence.
Feb. 27, 11:30-2 p.m.
MSC 2300 and online
Register here

The Resistance At Texas A&M: Our Black History
MSC Woodson Black Awareness Committee
Feb. 28 at 6 p.m.
MSC 2406

For more information about these events, contact the Department of Multicultural Services.

*This link is no longer active and has been removed.

Media contact: Lesley Henton, lshenton@tamu.edu

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