Black History Month events

Black History Month Kick-off
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Please join President Carol L. Folt together with faculty, staff, students, and community members as we kick-off the University's month-long celebration of...

2/1 12pm
Virtual Event
Black History Month Workshop Series: Academic Self-Regulation
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KCLC and CBCSA present a workshop series on how best to support your academic and creative potential. Zoom...

2/3 2pm
Virtual Event
From Japanese American Redress to Black Reparations:  A Conversation with John Tateishi  and William Darity/A. Kirsten Mullen
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A conversation between former national JACL Executive Director John Tateishi (author of Redress: The Inside Story of the Successful Campaign for Japanese...

2/3 4pm
Virtual Event
Roski Talks: Black Gay Mail
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Join USC Roski School and USC American Studies and Ethnicity Department as well as the Department's Africana Research Cluster for Black Gay Mail, a panel...

2/4 2pm
Virtual Event
Conversations with Dr. Smith-Maddox
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In honor of Black History Month, Clinical Professor Renee Smith-Maddox of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work hosts a series of virtual chats...

2/4 5pm
Virtual Event
The Black queer pioneers who shaped America
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USC Annenberg Lecturer of Journalism Channing Gerard Joseph discusses his groundbreaking research on the untold history of Black queer America. Joseph’s...

2/5 12pm
Virtual Event
Black History Month LGBTQ+ Book Club
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Come read a Black LGBTQ+ book, discuss, and engage with your peers to celebrate Black History Month! Join the LGBTQ+ Student Center’s (LGBTQ+SC) Book Club...

2/5 3pm
Virtual Event
Black History Month: Policing While Black Panel Discussion
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The relationship between police and the community has been at the forefront since George Floyd was murdered on May 25, 2020. However, the perspective of...

2/9 1pm
Virtual Event
The Just and the Blind 
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The Just and the Blind A Visions and Voices Signature Event RSVP DESCRIPTION: “A concert of voice, body, and musical and visual scores that collectively...

2/9 5:30pm
Virtual Event
COVID-19 Vaccine Informational Town Hall
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The University of Southern California invites you to attend a virtual Covid-19 vaccine informational town hall on Wednesday, February 10th at 4 pm PST to...

2/10 4pm
Virtual Event
Lama Rod Owens: Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation Through Anger
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Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation Through Anger A book talk, Feb 11, 2021 @ 2PM Sponsored by the Office of Religious Life and the School of Religion...

2/11 2pm
Virtual Event
Conversations with Dr. Smith-Maddox
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In honor of Black History Month, Clinical Professor Renee Smith-Maddox hosts a series of virtual chats discussing issues impacting African-American...

2/11 5pm
Virtual Event
Black + Japanese American Reparations Book Club
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Please join us for Black + Japanese American Reparations, a special virtual events series and book club. Many Black reparations advocates have pointed...

2/16 4pm
Virtual Event
Ice-T
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Ice-T A Visions and Voices Signature Event Live via Zoom Admission is free. RSVP DESCRIPTION: Don’t miss a live conversation and Q&A with Ice-T, the...

2/16 6pm
Virtual Event
History's Emulsion: Hysteria, Surface, and Sexuality in the Black Pacific
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The USC Transpacific Research Cluster and Africana Research Cluster, housed in the department of American Studies & Ethnicity and sponsored by ASE Commons,...

2/17 2pm
Virtual Event
F.R.O. Fest
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FRO Fest is the CBCSA's annual short film festival, this year in partnership with SCA and the Fisher Museum. This year's theme: creating art during covid

2/17 3:30pm
Virtual Event
FRO Fest (Film Reflecting Ourselves)
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Films Reflecting Ourselves also known as F.R.O. Fest is coming on February 17, 2021 at 3:30pm. Recognizing Black writers, producers, directors and actors at...

2/17 3:30pm
Virtual Event
Social Work and Sports: We Have a Voice Uncensored
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In honor of Black History Month, join the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work for an interactive roundtable discussion on the intersection of...

2/17 4pm
Virtual Event
Raising Expectations: The Importance of Black Educators in America
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Join the USC Alumni Education Network in partnership with the USC Black Alumni Association and the USC Center for Black Cultural Student Affairs for, Raising...

2/17 6pm
Virtual Event
Cancelled: Is Public Transgression Redeemable?
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Co-Hosted by USC's Office of Religious and Spiritual Life and the Christian Life Team Cancelled: Is Public Transgression Redeemable? A Conversation about...

2/18 5pm
Virtual Event
Conversations with Dr. Smith Maddox: U.S. Representative Karen Bass
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In honor of Black History Month, Clinical Professor Renee Smith-Maddox hosts a series of virtual chats discussing issues impacting African-American...

2/18 5pm
Virtual Event
Paint Night: Black History in the Making
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Come join us as we celebrate Black History Month with a painting class with artist and Los Angeles native Amani Holbert! Amani was the lead artist that...

2/18 6pm
Virtual Event
Black Fulbrighters: Experiences Abroad
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About this Panel As part of the USC Academic Honors & Fellowships Fellowship Fridays series, a panel of Black Fulbright alumni will speak on their unique...

2/19 2pm
Virtual Event
Becoming the Data Thief:  Notes on a Black Speculative Mythopoetic
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A (remote) keynote by John Jennings. A response by Lydie Moudileno will follow. A part of the 2021 Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture symposium,...

2/19 3pm
Virtual Event
Black History Month Virtual 5k Fundraiser
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In celebration and recognition of Black History Month, USC School of Pharmacy's RxRunners, Black Pharmacy Society (BPS), Student National Pharmacy...

2/21
Virtual Event
Social Justice Book Club
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The Social Justice Book Club was created in the summer of 2020 in response to enduring health disparities, the Black Lives Matter movement and racial...

2/22 1pm
Virtual Event
A Tale of Two Cities: UCLA & USC Black & APIDA First-Gen Student-Athletes
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The purpose of the event is to enlighten folks on the experience of being first-generation, APIDA, Black, and a student-athlete. People who tune into this...

2/22 6:30pm
Virtual Event
African Art Restitution Panel
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Learn about the legal and historical context of African Art restitution from preeminent legal and art scholars from around the world. Panelists: Ndubuisi...

2/23 12pm
Virtual Event
Panel Talk: “Black Women and Healthcare Discrimination”
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Join us for a discussion about race and racism as it impacts Black women, and maternal and infant health outcomes in the community. Speakers include:...

2/23 12pm
Virtual Event
Fade to Black: Representations of Black Family in Drama and Comedy
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In celebration of Black History Month, join us for a lively conversation and screening of shows helmed by television writers, producers, and showrunners...

2/23 5:30pm
Virtual Event
CALLING OUT RACISM in our Traditions & Communities
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In this interfaith panel, speakers will discuss encounters with racism and White supremacy in religious communities. The speakers will also share how some...

2/23 6pm
Virtual Event
“yellow on black”  - www.creativecommons.org
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | 4:00PM - 5:30PM (PST) | Zoom Webinar Register for Zoom Link Intersections of Asian and Black Cultures in Theatre - Velina...

2/24 4pm
Virtual Event
A Poetics of Inquiry: A Reading and Conversation with Tjawangwa Dema
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Admission is free. RSVP DESCRIPTION: “Tjawangwa Dema’s poems are as bold, roving, and insistent as they are delicate and incisive.”—Tracy K. Smith, U.S....

2/25 12pm
Virtual Event
Conversations with Dr. Smith-Maddox
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In honor of Black History Month, Clinical Professor Renee Smith-Maddox of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work hosts a series of virtual chats...

2/25 5pm
Virtual Event
Speak On It: A Spoken Word Tribute to the Fight For Black Education
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A Spoken Word Event hosted by JENGA Doctoral Association and the Black Graduate Student Network

2/25 7pm
Virtual Event
Black History Month for Christians: Does our faith prepare us for allyship?
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In this event, we will examine the question: Does the Christian faith prepare individuals for allyship? In a time when action is required of Christians to...

2/25 8pm
Virtual Event
"All-Negro Comics" and Counter-Histories of Race in the Golden Age
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A (remote) keynote by Qiana Whitted. A response by Zakiyyah Iman Jackson will follow. A part of the 2021 Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture...

2/26 3pm
Virtual Event
A Reading and Conversation with Poet Kevin Young
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Live via Zoom ADMISSION: Admission is free. Reservations not required. CLICK TO JOIN ZOOM DESCRIPTION: “Kevin Young is one of the most important poets of...

2/26 3pm
Virtual Event
In Conversation: John Jennings and Qiana Whitted
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A (remote) conversation between John Jennings and Qiana Whitted, moderated by Natalie Belisle. A part of the 2021 Comparative Studies in Literature and...

3/5 3pm
Virtual Event