Celebrate Black History Month at USC Upstate

February 23, 2014 at 9:18 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate will celebrate Black History Month with a series of events.

Join USC Upstate professors as they discuss their research in life and work related to the African American experience.

A lunch and learn series will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the CLC Quiet Room. The scheduled programs are here:

  • Thursday, Feb. 25 — Coding Power: Obama and the Language of Race with Dr. Carmen Harris
  • Thursday, Feb. 27 — Black Revolutionaries and Revolutions in the Atlantic World by Dr. Colleen O’Brien
  • Thursday, March 6 — Afrofuturism: Re-envisioned Histories with Dr. Cassandra Jones

The last event will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 with a presentation of One Voice: A Black History Narrative. One Voice is a journey through the Black American experience, by virtue of eight powerful and influential voices. Jeremiah Dew portrays six of the characters spanning from the 1820s to the present day including: Martin Luther King, Jr., Muhammad Ali, Bill Cosby and President Barack Obama.

For more information on these events, call Stacey Mills at (864) 503-5196. All events are open to the public.