Fri., Feb 28, 2:15-7 pm
Angola, Cuba, The Caribbean: Culture, Race and Identity Formation Workshop
Program coordinator: Linda Heywood
Co-Sponsors: BU Center for the Humanities, BU African Studies Center,
BU Dept. of English, APARC, and BU Latin American Studies
Location: Photonics Building, Room PHO 206, 8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston, MA 02215

Wed., Mar 5, 5 pm
Martin Luther King, Jr. and President Barack Obama: A Comparison
Speaker: Peter Paris, Walter G. Muelder Visiting Professor Social Ethics, BU School of Theology
Location: African American Studies Program Building, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline

Mar 17-22
African American Music in World Culture: Art as Refuge and Strength in the Struggle for Freedom Conference
Keynote Speakers: George Wein, Bernice Johnson Reagon, and Joshua Rifkin
Co-Sponsors: BU College of Arts and Sciences, BU Arts Initiative, BU Center for Humanities, and BU African Studies Center, BU College of Fine Arts, Office of the Provost, Department of History, American and New England Studies Program.
Location: Photonics Building, Room PHO 906, 8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston, MA 02215

Tue., Mar 18, 5-7 pm
Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice and Glory
Film Screening and Talk
Location: African American Studies Program Building, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline

Wed., Mar 19, 5-7 pm
Making Connections: The Art and Life of Herbet Gentry
Reception and Gallery Talk by Curator, Rachel Tolano, PhD candidate and Jan and Warren Adelson Fellow in American Art
Location: Boston University Art Gallery , 855 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston

Thu., Mar 20, 7:30-9 pm
Dee Dee Bridge Water and BU Jazz Ensemble Concert
Location: Tsai Performance Center, 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston

Mar 25-27
*A Revolutionary Moment: Women’s Liberation in the late 1960s and early 1970s
Conference sponsored by BU Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program
Learn more: http://www.bu.edu/wgs/conference2014/

Tue., Apr 1, 5 pm
Part 2 of the Angola, Cuba, The Caribbean: Culture, Race and Identity Formation Workshop
“Living Multiple Identities; British West Indians in Twentieth Century Cuba”
Speaker: Graciela Chailloux, Universidad de la Habana
Location: African American Studies Program Building, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline

Tue., Apr 8, 5 pm
On the Centenary of Carolina Maria de Jesus’s Birth: Testimony, Memories and Artistic
Expressiveness in her Manuscripts
Speaker: Dr. Elena Pajaro Peres, BU Visiting Scholar and Postdoctoral Fellow in the Institute of Brazilian Studies at University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Scholarship FAPESP (The State of São Paulo Research Foundation, Brazil).
Location: African American Studies Program Building, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline

Tue., Apr 15, 5:15 pm
Movement of the People
A film screening of part two of “Inward Hunger: The Story of Eric Williams” documentary series. Followed by a panel discussion of BU students and faculty with Linda Heywood, Panel Moderator and Lyse Barronville, Coordinator.
Location: TBA

Sat., May 17, 4 pm
African American Studies Convocation
Speaker: TBA
Location: African American Studies Program Building, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline

*Non AFAM events