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Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Celebrates Black History Month with Workshops, Talks

Each February, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences commemorates Black History Month, celebrating the contributions of African Americans in United States history. The college invites the NSU community to participate in the following thought-provoking and inspiring events that will explore the people, literature, music, and experiences which characterize black history in the United States and around the world. These events are free, but space is limited.

•    Wednesday, Feb. 1 | 7:00 p.m. | Carl DeSantis Building, Knight Auditorium

Stephen Engle, Ph.D., professor of history at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), will present a talk titled “Black History and the Civil War”.

To reserve your seat, contact David Kilroy, Ph.D., associate professor in the college, at (954) 262-8021.

•    Tuesday, Feb. 7 | Noon–1:00 p.m. | Performance Theatre | Don Taft University Center

Augusto Soledade, M.F.A., assistant professor in the college, will lead an energetic master class on Afro-Brazilian dance. No experience is necessary to participate.

To reserve your spot, contact Augusto Soledade, M.F.A., at (954) 262-8274, or Elana Lanczi, M.F.A., assistant professor in the college, at (954) 262-7613.

•    Thursday, Feb. 16 | Noon–1:00 p.m. | Alvin Sherman Library, Room 2053

As part of the college’s Faculty Lecture Series, Chetachi Egwu, Ph.D., assistant professor in the college, and Cathleen Dean, adjunct professor in the college, will present “Runway Afrique: The Power of African Images in the Fashion Industry.” The event will include a discussion and screening of Runway Afrique, a 30-minute film by Egwu and Dean that documents the first New York Africa Fashion Week.

To reserve your spot, contact Chetachi Egwu, Ph.D., at (954) 262-8073.

•    Thursday, Feb. 16 | 6:00–8:30 p.m. | Carl DeSantis Building, Knight Auditorium

The college will host a screening and panel discussion of the film A Good Man, which documents choreographer Bill T. Jones’ new work on Abraham Lincoln. Panel members will include Clarence Brooks, M.F.A., associate professor/director of dance at FAU; and from the college: David Kilroy, Ph.D., associate professor; Elana Lanczi, M.F.A., assistant professor; and Augusto Soledade, M.F.A., assistant professor. Chetachi Egwu, Ph.D., assistant professor, will moderate the discussion.

To reserve your seat, contact Elana Lanczi, M.F.A., at (954) 262-7613.

•    Friday, Feb. 17 | Noon–1:00 p.m. | Mailman-Hollywood Building, second floor auditorium

Actor David Mills will lead a student writing workshop discussing Letter from the Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King, Jr.

To reserve your seat, contact Chetachi Egwu, Ph.D., at (954) 262-8073.

•    Saturday, Feb. 18 | 7:00 p.m. | Mailman-Hollywood Building, second floor auditorium

Mills returns to NSU for a one-man performance as Martin Luther King, Jr., using monologues and speeches made by the civil-rights leader.

To reserve your seat, contact Chetachi Egwu, Ph.D., at (954) 262-8073.