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February 3, 2014
February 5, 2014
February 11, 2014
February 18, 2014
February 19, 2014
February 21, 2014
February 23, 2014
February 25, 2014
February 26, 2014
Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is celebrating African-American Heritage Month with a series of events taking place the entire month of February. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Monday, February 3
Kickoff Celebration takes place in the Walb Union Ballroom from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Enjoy a special spoken word performance by Artist Too Black, Music by DJ Rello, a performance by IPFW's show choir D-Sharp, and a resource fair featuring local non-profit agencies. Soul-food picnic provided.
February 5, 12, 19, 26
Wednesday Night Film Series featuring Hidden Colors in the IPFW Housing Clubhouse from 7 to 9 p.m.
Tuesday, February 11
Fathers: The First Class Seat. A community conversation regarding the significance of fatherhood and African-Americans in Walb Union Ballroom from 6 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, February 18
Sister: An African-American Life in Search of Justice. Presentation given by Jody LePage, author and historian from Madison, Wis. Walb Union Ballroom, 6 to 8 p.m.
Friday, February 21
Trip to Cincinnati, Ohio. Open to IPFW students only. Must be currently registered (spring 2014). Participants will visit the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Bus will depart at 7 a.m. and will return at approximately 8 p.m. To register contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, February 23
10th Annual Gospel Fest. Walb Union Ballroom, 6 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, February 25
African-Americans in Higher Education. Panel discussion in Walb Union, Room 114, from noon to 1:15 p.m.
All events are sponsored by IPFW Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs (ODMA), International Language and Culture Studies (ILCS), and Student Housing. For more information visit the ODMA website.
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