September 27, 2016, by Michael Jennings

Events for Black History Month 2016

Once again, the University has organised a range of events to celebrate Black History Month throughout October.

From public lectures to film screenings, musical events and more, there’s plenty going on – so make sure you get these dates in your diary! Take a look at our gallery of events and find booking links below.

We’ll be adding more events to this gallery and will update this blog regularly from the start of October with news, events and comment. Make sure you keep checking back. If you are interested in writing a blog post this month or next year, please get in touch.

  • Learning in Womanist Ways, 6-8pm Friday 7 October. Book online.
  • Steel Drum Band at the University, 12-2pm Tuesday 11 October. Just turn up.
  • Sembene! screening and seminar, 6.45pm Tuesday 11 October. Book online.
  • Unspeakable things unspoken – transatlantic slavery, a public conversation, 9.30am-9pm Wednesday 12 October. Book online.
  • Black History Month celebration, 8pm Saturday 15 October. Just turn up.
  • Black power at 50! film festival, 11am-6pm Saturday 15 October. Book online.
  • Salsa: demonstration and teaching, 12-2pm Tuesday 18 October. Just turn up.
  • Kanda Bongo Man, 7.30-9.30pm Wednesday 19 October. Book online.
  • The slave’s cause: a new history of abolition, 6pm Wednesday 19 October. Book online.
  • Kathak dance taster sessions, 11-2pm Thursday 20 October. Just turn up.
  • Beyond the walls: murals as activism, 6.30pm Thursday 20 October. Book online.
  • Let’s play vinyl, 2-10pm Sunday 23 October. Just turn up.
  • The evolution of an EMCEE: History of Hip Hop with Akala, 1.15-2.15pm Tuesday 25 October. Book online.
  • Making black histories visible in Cotton Heritage Venues in the Derwent Valley, 6pm Tuesday 25 October. Book online.
  • Generation Revolution screening and discussion, 6.30-9pm Thursday 27 October. Book online.
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