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Celebrate Black History Month
February 2013

Black Empowerment 2013 Feb Black History Month

Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to attend a calendar of cultural enrichment activities to commemorate Black History Month at De Anza throughout February.

Black History Month Kick-off Reception Art Project and Black Artist Panel
Tuesday, Feb. 5 • 5:30-7:30 p.m. • Euphrat Museum of Art (in the Visual & Performing Arts Center)

1st Thursday Poetry
Thursday, Feb. 7 • 5-7:30 p.m. • Euphrat Museum of Art (VPAC) • Hosted by McTate Stroman

Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday
Tuesday, Feb. 12 • 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. (note time change) • Multicultural Center (MCC) • Video, art project, traditional food tasting and much more

African American Student Outreach Conference
Wednesday, Feb. 13 • 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. • Campus Center, Conference Rooms A&B

Community Conversation with De Anza College Academic Adviser Will Madden: Blacks and Sports
Thursday, Feb. 14 • 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • MCC

"Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy," and "Bill Cosby: Himself"
Tuesday, Feb. 19 • 12:30-4:30 p.m. • MCC • Films and discussion

Taalam Acey, Spoken Word Artist
Thursday, Feb. 21 • 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • Campus Center, Conference Rooms A&B • Performance and workshop

3rd Thursday Film Night:
Thursday, Feb. 21 • 6-9 p.m. • Conference Room B • African American Studies presents "Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North"

Black History Month Honors Japanese Day of Remembrance: Making Connections
Tuesday, Feb. 26 • 3:30-5:30 p.m. • Campus Center, Conference Room B • "Children of the Camp" and "Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome" videos and discussion

African Ancestry Issues Summit: Sustaining a Thriving Black Community at De Anza
Thursday, Feb. 28 • 3-6 p.m. • Campus Center, Conference Rooms A&B • Keynote speaker Crystallee Crain, sociology and political science adjunct professor at De Anza, College of Alameda and CSU East Bay.


Funded by DASB and AASA. Sponsored by the MLK and Black History Events Committee; African Ancestry Staff Association (AASA); Equity Office; African American Studies Department; Sankofa; and the Black Student Union.



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