Looking for a way to celebrate Black History Month? Wondering what’s going on around campus? Look no further - we've got you covered with a list of things going on throughout the month:
Black History Month Celebration of Black Leaders: Past, Present, and Future
Saturday, Feb. 3 - Civil Rights Heritage Center - 12pm-3pm
To kick off the month, the Black Student student organizations of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s, Indiana University South Bend (IUSB), and Bethel College celebrated the commencement of Black History Month with community leaders to celebrate and discuss the future of Black leadership in South Bend.
Wednesday, Feb. 7 - Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - 7:30pmDPAC Film: “Black Panthers” (1968) & “Uptight” (1968)
In the short documentary "Black Panthers", Agnès Varda profiles the activities of the Black Panther Party as its members fight for the freedom of imprisoned co-founder Huey P. Newton. Uptight is filmed in the wake of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. While protests rage in the streets, black men organize around a revolutionary to plot violent civil disobedience. Allegiances to the cause and to friends are tested as various plans to break free from Cleveland are simultaneously enacted.
Sunday, Feb. 11 - Coleman-Morse Center lounge - 5pm-6:30pm
Campus Ministry invites you to join Jamii (“community” in Swahili). This Jamii session will be dedicated to celebrating Black History Month through the celebration of Black spirituality. Eric Styles, rector of Carroll Hall, will offer a reflection on scripture connected with a documentary on Ruby Bridges. All are welcome.
Coffeehouse - the Black Cultural Arts Council
Friday, Feb. 16th - LaFortune Ballroom
The Black Cultural Arts Council’s Coffeehouse is an annual event that occurs during Junior Parent Weekend and gives student the chance to share their artistic talents with their peers and parents. This year’s theme is based off of the Netflix series “The Get Down”, and costumes are encouraged! Tickets go on sale in te LaFortune Box OFfice on February 8th for $5.Friday, Feb. 16 - Lafortune Ballroom - 7pm-9pm
Opening of Marvel's Black Panther
Friday, Feb. 16th - Check for a theater near you
The first Black superhero in the Marvel cinematic universe and the first to be helmed by an African American director! According to Fandango, the first 24 hours of ticket pre-sales for the Black Panther were the largest it’s ever seen for a Marvel movie. Woohoo!
Show Some Skin: Try Us 2018
Thursday, Feb. 22-Saturday, Feb. 24 - Debartolo Performing Arts Center - 7:30pm
Show Some Skin is a student-led production that strives to appreciate Notre Dame’s true diversity and be a catalyst for positive change on our campus. SSS is a performance of monologues, written and submitted anonymously by members of the Notre Dame community, that gives voice to unspoken stories about identity and difference. You can watch our past shows here:http://ndshowsomeskin.com/
Tickets go on sale online on February 12th
Voices and BSA Praise and Worship
Sunday, Feb. 25 - Dillon Hall - 8pm
The Voices of Faith Gospel Choir and the Black Student Association will close out the month with a little praise and worship, along with some refreshments!