#40DaysofUMass: Day 12

Celebrate Black History Month

Forum: 'The Intersection: Untold Stories of Women of Color On the Move'
Thursday, February 1, 2018
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. | UMass Center in Springfield
Join us for a forum on often-unrecognized individuals in the civil rights and women's movements to mark the start of Black History Month.

Film: 'Talking Black in America'
Monday, February 5, 2018
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Integrative Learning Center, N151
​Linguistics scholar Walt Wolfram will be screening "Talking Black in America," a new documentary from the Language and Life Project at North Carolina State.

Collage Workshop Featuring Synthia Saint James
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
4:30 – 6 p.m. | Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall
As part of the Commonwealth Honors College's celebration of Black History Month, spend an evening with Synthia Saint James who will share her world recognized art and the themes that influence her work as she leads an improvisional collage workshop.

Performance: 'Hairdressers Are My Heroes' by Artist Sonya Clark
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
5 – 7 p.m. | University Museum of Contemporary Art
Witness an ancient African hairstyle from a sculpture in exhibition Five Takes on African Art / 42 Paintings by Fred Wilson, recreated by the hands of stylist Kamala Bhagat on the head of artist Sonya Clark.