Calendar of Events

Spring 2017 Event Calendar

Institute for African American Affairs (IAAA) Lunch and Learn Series

Location: Room 127C Oscar Ritchie Hall

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. 127C Oscar Ritchie Hall 
Amazonian Shamanism by Dr. Evgenia Fotiou, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology

Pan-African Festival & Think Week
Wednesday, April 19-Saturday, April 28, 2017
Theme: Art, Health, and Scholarship

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

6pm. Blackness Is…   Art Exhibit and Reception
Black Arts Collective Uumbaji Art Gallery room 134 Oscar Ritchie Hall (ORH)
7pm. Educate, Motivate Organize: Organizing for Change in Today's America a lecture by Rukia Lumumba
Lecture Hall room 214 ORH

Thursday, April 20, 2017

7pm. Word + Sound + Power Lecture Hall 214 ORH
Ephraim Nehemiah, Kenae Hughes, and Mwatabu Okantah
​Blackeyed: Using poetry and theatre to explore Black Experience w/ Dr. Mary Weems

Friday, April 21, 2017

6pm. “I Will Survive” a movement-based Science of Survival workshop w/ Kofiata Shakur
Multi-purpose room 250 ORH

7:30pm. A Musical Journey
Lecture Hall room 214 ORH
​African Drumming & Dance, Ase Xpressions
Bringing back the Roots w/ reggae vocalist Ishmael Turner Movement Tunes

Saturday, April 22, 2017

11am-8pm Pan-African Marketplace (Art + Crafts + Food)

11am. Health + Wellness  Lecture Hall room 214 ORH
Environmental Racism Presentation by Jaynell Nicholson
​12pm Wholistic Health  Academics 101: A Community Perspective
an interactive workshop w/ Dr. Kokayi Patterson room 214 ORH

1pm African Dance Workshop w/ Barefeet Multi-purpose room 250 ORH

2:30pm Theatre for Education + Community Engagement
Lecture Hall room 214 ORH

Venus excerpt & discussion w/ Dr. Amy-Rose Forbes-Erickson & the Pan-African Theatre Ensemble
​Theatre Games for Community Building w/ Dr. Asantewa Sunni-Ali.

4pm UHURU magazine launch + reception Uumbaji Art Gallery room 134 ORH

7pm The Hip Hop Cypher w/ Carl E. Story and Friends  Lecture Hall room 214 ORH

Monday, April 24, 2017
Holistic Healing and Meditation workshop facilitated by Holistic Life Foundation
7PM (ORH 250)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Pro-Black workshop with SENSEI AISHITEMASU
7PM Multi-purpose room 250 ORH

April 27, 2017
Ebony Achievement Awards 7PM
KSU student center BALLROOM)

April 28, 2017
Dusk to Dawn(Party)


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