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Black History Month

The University of Notre Dame celebrates Black History Month with a series of events in February.

The schedule is as follows. It will be updated as more information becomes available.

  • A digital exhibition of the Hesburgh Libraries: “Any story? Exploring Mediated Narratives.”
  • Virtual Conversation: “When and Where I Enter: Curatorial Representation and Impact”, with Ariana Curtis, Curator of Latinx Studies at the Smithsonian Museum of African American History, Wednesday (February 2) from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Virtual book talk: “Black in a white room: The lasting effect of color in everyday life”, with Elijah Anderson, Sterling Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Yale University, Friday (February 4) from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • The Met Opera: Live in HD: “Fire shut up in my bones” an encore performance of the world premiere of an opera by a black composer at the Met, Saturday, February 5, 1 p.m., DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.
  • The 28th Annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy (virtual): “The Active Artist” with Bernardine Evaristo, Booker Prize-winning author, playwright, literary critic and advocate and campaigner for inclusion in the arts, Monday (7 February) from 4pm to 5pm.
  • Workshop on the Employee Assistance Program: “Political Correctness and Microaggressions”, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., February 10.
  • Lunch and talk: “We Pick You: Studying Black Voter Candidate Preference and Selection”, with Julian Wamble, Assistant Professor of Political Science at George Washington University, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., February 11, 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls.
  • Movie: “The Stand: How a gesture shook the world”, with commentary by Katie Walden, Assistant Professor of American Studies at Notre Dame, February 15, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.


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