LINCOLN FILM PANEL
February 12, 5:30 - 7:30 PM, Faculty Dining Room
A discussion on the 2012 American historical drama film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln. The film is based in part on Doris Kearns Goodwin's biography of Lincoln,Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, and covers the final four months of Lincoln's life, focusing on the President's efforts in January 1865 to have the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution passed by the United States House of Representatives. Sponsored by the Wagner College History Department.
INAUGURAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH SCHOLAR SYMPOSIUM
February 13, 4:30-5:30 PM, Spiro 2
Dr. Tricia Rose (Ph.D, Brown University, American Civilization, 1993) is Professor of Africana Studies. She specializes in 20th century African-American culture and politics, social history, popular culture/hip-hop, gender and sexuality. Her lecture will focus on creative and visionary strategies developed by artists, communities and movements to build a more just society. Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, Office of Co-Curricular Programs/Graduate Student Life and the Center for Intercultural Advancement.
ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH READ-A-LOUD
February 21, 12 - 2 PM, Wagner Union Atrium
To participate in the Read-A-Loud, please contact Marissa Hill (firstname.lastname@example.org). Sponsored by the Horrman Library and Coterie Book Club.
A TRIBUTE TO BLACK MUSIC
February 26, 9 PM, Campus Hall Music Performance Center
Sponsored by the Wagner College Music Department.