Transnational Black Studies: Black Brazilians in Action, Then and Now
Pannelist: Raquel Almeida, Sarah Soanirina Ohmer, and Tshombe Miles
Moderator: Refina Castro-McGowan
October 21st, 2019. 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Lippman Room 6/308
Come out and meet Dr. Vanessa K. Valdés Director of Black Studies Program ask questions, meet other students in our program.
October 24th, 2019 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Lippman Room NAC 6/308
Need to work on your writing?
November 11th, 2019 5:00pm to 6:00pm
NAC 4/149 Conferance Room
Remembering the Past: Continuing the Legacy
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 1969 protest at CCNY
April 16th to 18th 2019
16th- Panel Discussion "The Birth of Area Studies at CCNY"
17th- Commemorating Ceremony "The 50th Anniversary of '69 Takeover of CCNY"
18th- Visiting Remembrance Rock " Walking to remember the protests of 1969 that resulted in open admissions throughout the CUNY system.
Meet the New Black Studies Director
Student Town hall: meet the new Black Studies Director!
Professor Vanessa K. Valdés.
February 7th, 2019 12:30pm to 1:45pm
Shepard Hall 350
Dr. Sawadogo's Book Launch
African Film Studies: An Introduction is an accessible and authoritative book on African cinema as a field of study. The book provides a succinct and comprehensive study of the history, aesthetics, and criticism of sub-Saharan African cinematic productions. The book is designed for readers who have little or no prior experience with African cinema.
December 4th, 2018 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Celebrating the Ancestors: EGUNGUN in the Afro-Atlantic World!
Egungun is found among the Yoruba of Southwestern Nigeria and the Republic of Benin including their relatives in Sierra Leone, Togo and other parts of West Africa as well as their countless descendants in the African Diaspora, particularly in Brazil and the Unites States. Egungun masquerade performances are collaborative creations, dialogic reflections, parody and play.
May 11th, 2017 11:00am to 3:pm
Ancestral Connection Through DNA
20 Free DNA Kits Come join us and celebrate with AncestryDNA and Find out how to test DNA to find your ancestral ties. The event will include a talk from Dr. Eurie Hong in which she will describe how DNA reveals your personal history. Five people from the CCNY campus community will be tested and their results will be revealed.
March 28th, 2017 6:30pm to 9:00pm
The Grove School of Engineering
Meet the Author: Nicole Dennis-Benn
Author of 'Here Comes the Dun' Awarded: "Best Book of The Year" by the New York Times
March 8th, 2017 6:00pm to 8:30pm
North Academic Center Ballroom
Dr. Micheal Gillespie's Book Launch
In Film Blackness Michael Boyce Gillespie shifts the ways we think about black film, treating it not as a category, a genre, or strictly a representation of the black experience but as a visual negotiation between film as art and the discursivity of race.
March 1st, 2017 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Shepard Hall 250
Black Lives Matter
The panel will concentrate on the various ways that the Black Lives Matter Movement will exist and resist in the midst of the Trump Presidency. Students and the community are encouraged to attend and learn about the range of struggles and solutions happening in New York City. Panelists will cover a range of topics from knowing your rights to community based solutions to ending violence.
- Linda Villarosa, is an Assistant Professor here at CCNY in the Media and Communication Arts Program and Black Studies Program.
- Stephanie Llanes, is a lawyer at the Center for Constitutional Rights.
- Zakia Henderson-Brown, is a poet and current member of the Board of the Brooklyn Movement Center.
- Angelo Pinto, is a Senior Attorney who in 2016 joined The Advancement Project to work on the School House to Jail House Track Program, as well as the emerging Justice Program.
February 21st, 2017 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Shepard Hall 250
April 1st, 2016 to April 2nd, 2016
Ngugi wa Thiong'o Speaks at The Chinua Achede Legacy Series
April 23, 2015 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Shepard Hall 92
Watch the Event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jg1I3A6cEyU
Women Writers the Caribbean
March 16th, 2015 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Shepard Hall 250
Watch the event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYDRdjM_xwo
Colson Whitehead in Conversation With Dr. R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy
The Black Studies Lecture Presents Colson Whitehead in conversation with Dr. R. L' Heureux Lewis- McCoy Lecture: Colson Whitehead has won many honors including the MacArthur Fellowship (2002), and the Guggenheim Fellowship (2013). His notable works include 'The Intuitionist' (1999) and 'Sag Harbor' (2009), both works were finalist for the PEN Award. His latest non-fiction work is, The Noble Hustle: Poker, Beef Jerky & Death (2014).
December 2, 2015 6:00pm- 8:00pm
Watch the talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m79NApGdEs8
The Underground Railroad in New York
October 27th, 2015
Check out the photos: Link
Restricted Audre Lorde
Feburary 25th, 2016 6:00pm to 8:00pm
What Can You Do With A Black Studies Major
Feburary 4th, 2016
The Chinua Achebe Legacy Series
Speaker: With Speaker Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, Kenya
April 23. 2015 6:00pm to 8:00pm