January 24, 2000
Envisioning the Future Black History Month at The Citadel
The Citadel will officially kick-off this year's observance of Black History Month with a month-long exhibit of original paintings by African American South Carolinians along with a showcase of books by African and African American authors. The theme for this year's celebration is "Celebrating the Past, Challenging the Present, Envisioning the Future."
February 1-29-Daniel Library
Art exhibit: Original work by African American South Carolinians; Showcase of books highlighting African and African American authors.
Tuesday, Feb. 1-Grimsley Hall Auditorium, 6:30 p.m.
Featured film night, "Amistad."
Thursday, Feb. 3-Grimsley Hall Auditorium, 7 p.m.
A Town Meeting, moderated by the Hon. Roberta Tracy; an open discussion on race relations at The Citadel and within the Charleston community. (See Tracy Named Citadel Director of Affirmative Action.)
Sunday, Feb. 6-Mark Clark Hall Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Keynote address, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, and author of "I May Not Get There With You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr."
Thursday, Feb. 10-Mark Clark Hall Auditorium, 7 p.m.
An evening of jazz, The South Carolina State University's Jazz Ensemble.
Saturday, Feb. 12-Mark Clark Hall Auditorium, 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.
The Citadel's African American Society Bazaar; music by Equal Rights Reggae Band, food, black history quiz bowl, the SANKOFA African American museum on wheels, and a 1970's fashion show.
Thursday, Feb. 17-Greater Issues Room, Mark Clark Hall, 7 p.m.
Blacks and the Confederacy panel discussion moderated by Professor Ervin Jordan, author of "Black Confederates and Afro-Yankees in Civil War Virginia" and Dr. Emory Thomas, visiting professor of history. (See Eminent Historian Accepts Visiting Professorship.)
Monday, Feb. 21-Daniel Library, 7 p.m.
A reading with Dr. Philip Morgan, professor of history and editor of "The William and Mary Review," William and Mary College; featured book "Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth Century Chesapeake and Low Country." (See Award Winning Writer Reads for Black History Month.)
Tuesday, Feb. 22-Summerall Chapel, 7 p.m.
Gospel choir concert: The Citadel and the College of Charleston, sponsored by Friends of the Daniel Library and Religious Activities at The Citadel.
Monday, Feb. 28-Grimsley Hall Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Black alumni panel: The Citadel Experience.
Tuesday, Feb. 29-Grimsley Hall Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Featured film night, "Higher Learning."