News Release: Events

Feb. 3,  2009

Black History Month Features Multiple Campus Events

Lectures, panel discussions, film screenings and a variety of special events throughout February will engage the community on important social and political issues pertaining to race as Emory observes Black History Month.

Highlights include a talk and discussion with Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsop, the first black female graduate of Emory Medical School, on "Blazing Trails" at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 4 in White Hall, room 102.

Portions of CNN's 2008 series "Black in America" will be screened Tuesday, Feb. 10 in Harland Cinema; Wednesday, Feb. 11 in the Winship Ballroom of the Dobbs University Center; and Tuesday, Feb. 17 in Harland Cinema. All screenings start at 5 p.m. Emory Provost Earl Lewis, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of History and African American Studies, will lead a panel discussion about the documentary at 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19 in the Center for Ethics, room 130.

An ecumenical Christian worship service, “Where the Wind Blows,” will feature alumnus Gregory Ellison as guest speaker and a performance by the Voices of Inner Strength choir at 11 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 22 in Cannon Chapel.

More Information

View the complete schedule of events. Most events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Office of Multicultural Programs and Services at 404.727.6754.

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