Black History Month Events

Compiled by Bill Carner, Special Collections, Ekstrom Library

Ekstrom Library
    Feb. 3, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. African American Read-In Chain. Sponsored by the Division of Transitional Studies and the Black Caucus of NCTE. Library Auditorium.
    Feb. 6, 4:30 p.m. Dedication of the Hattie Winston Collection. Speaker: Hattie Winston. Library Ground Floor Lobby.
U of L Multicultural Center
    Feb. 3, noon. African Philosophy. Presenter: Dr. Dismas Masolo, Philosophy Department.
    Feb. 6, 11:00 a.m. - noon African American Women in Film. Film and stage actress Hattie Winston (currently seern in Jackie Brown) will be the presenter. Co-sponsored by the Multicultural Center, Pan-African Studies, Ekstrom Library, and Theater Arts.
    Feb. 17, noon. American Slavery: The Ghostly Life and Great Loss. Presenter: Dr. Blaine Hudson, Pan-African Studies.
J.B. Speed Art Museum
    National City Classic Film Series
    Feb. 1 In Black and White: Black Cinema
    Feb. 8 Superfly
    Feb. 15 Do the Right Thing
    Feb. 22 Power of One
All films shown at 2:00 p.m. Sundays in the auditorium
    Video Screenings
    Feb. 4 Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance
    Feb. 11 Robert Colescott: The One Two Punch and Silver Needle: The Legacy of Elizabeth and Joyce Scott
    Feb. 18 Uncommon Beauty in Common Objects: The Legacy of African-American Crafts and Jacob Lawrence: The Glory of Expression
    Feb. 25 Stories of Illumination and Growth: John Biggers Hampton Murals and Kindred Spirits: Contemporary African American Artists

All video screenings at 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the auditorium.

Louisville Free Public Library