#40Days of UMass: Day 25

Celebrate Black History Month

February 19, 2018
Film Screening: 'Hidden Figures' with Talk by Whitney Battle-Baptiste
12:30 p.m. | Amherst Cinema
Science On The Screen presents the film, "Hidden Figures," followed by a talk by Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Department of Anthropology.

February 21, 2018
24th Annual Du Bois Lecture: Reiland Rabaka
​​4 - 6 p.m. | Old Chapel
Reiland Rabaka is the featured speaker at the 24th annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture, titlted "W.E.B. Du Bois and the Emergence of the Civil Rights Movement."

February 22, 2018
Concert: The Message
7:30 p.m. | Bowker Auditorium
The Message consists of former Jazz Messengers, the banner under which Art Blakey organized some of the most iconic bands in jazz history.

February 26, 2018
Lecture: 'W.E.B. Du Bois' Quest for the Silver Fleece'

4:30 p.m. | Integrative Learning Center, S140
​Jackie Murray, assistant professor of classics in the modern and classical languages, literatures and cultures department at the University of Kentucky, speaks on "W.E.B. Du Bois' Quest for the Silver Fleece: the Education of Black Madea."

February 28, 2018
Black Heritage Month Community-Building Dinner
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join CMASS and the Malcolm X Cultural Center for a community dinner that celebrates identities and inspires conversation over a shared meal.