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Black History Month: Nikki Giovanni Keynote Lecture

Thursday, 02 February, 2017

The Black Student Alliance, the Cross Cultural Center and the Great Issues Committee will lead the University in a celebration of Black History Month throughout February.

All members of the SLU community are invited to participate in and attend informative discussions and a keynote lecture delivered by Nikki Giovanni from 7 to 7:50 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, in the Saint Louis Room at Busch Student Center.

A famed poet, professor and activist, Giovanni will discuss hope despite the difficult times ahead due to recent developments in American politics and foreign policy.

Events Schedule:

  • Opening Ceremony: 6:30 to 8:30p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1, Seminar Room, Center for Global Citizenship
  • Study Night: 6 to 9 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 5, Seminar Room, Center for Global Citizenship
  • Game Night: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.., Thursday, Feb. 12, Rooms 352/353, Busch Student Center
  • Black Seminar: 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. Feb. 15, Rooms 352/353, Busch Student Center
  • Soul Food and Jazz: 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 19, Il Monastero  
  • Harambee Ball: 8 to 11 p.m., Saturday, Feb.25, Il Monastero
  • Closing Ceremony: 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26,  Atrium, Center for Global Citizenship

For more information, contact Jonathan Pulphus at pulphus@slu.edu.

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