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The History of Black Economic Empowerment: Building Coalitions

Old Dominion University Black History Month 2010 Schedule of Events

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 8 p.m.
James River Room, Webb Center
Panel Discussion - The MisEducation of the Black Greek
Sponsor: National Pan-Hellenic Council

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Intercultural Center, 2114 Webb Center
Information Session - UNCFSP - Institute for International Public Policy Fellowship
Facilitator: Lily Lopez-McGee, Program Associate, Institute for International Public Policy
Sponsor: Office of Intercultural Relations

Thursday, Feb. 18, 7:30-10 p.m.
Mill Godwin Building, Room 102
Film and Discussion - Good Hair (2009)
Facilitator: Dr. Althea Tait, Assistant Professor, Women's Studies
Sponsor: Women's Studies

Monday, Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m.
Barry M. Kornblau Alumni Center
Panel Discussion - Black Entrepreneurship
Sponsors: The Black Alumni Chapter of the ODU Alumni Association

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Chesapeake Room, Webb Center
Bridge Seminar - Civic Engagement & Community Empowerment
Speaker: Vice Mayor Daun Hester, City of Norfolk Sponsor: Office of Intercultural Relations & Center for Service and Civic Engagement

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 8-10 p.m.
North Cafe, Webb Center
Panel Discussion - Get Rich or Save Trying
Sponsors: Student Activities Council (SAC), Success Without Limitations & National Panhellenic Council

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 7-9 p.m.
Potomac/York River Rooms, Webb Center
Panel Discussion - Out of My Head, Into My Heart
Students share their experiences of adversity, success and triumph.
Moderator: Betty Davis, Clinical Staff, Office of Counseling Services
Sponsor: Office of Counseling Services

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 7:30-9 p.m.
Constant 1005
Blackegorie Jeopardy Game
African America History Challenge. All finalists win a prize (iPod Shuffle - 3rd place, iPod Nano - 2nd place, and iPod Touch - 1st place). The study guide is now available for download at www.odu.edu/ao/nsbe.
Sponsor: National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), ODU Chapter

Thursday, Feb. 25

  • 1:30-2:45 p.m., Hampton/NN Room, Webb Center
    Panel Discussion - Sankofa: The Legacy of Slavery, Colonization and Economic Development in the Caribbean
  • 4-5:15 p.m., Potomac/York River Rooms, Webb Center
    Panel Discussion - Economic Empowerment in the Caribbean: Challenges and Strengths Ahead
  • 5:15-5:45 p.m., Mills Godwin Building, Foyer
    Caribbean Cuisine Sampling
  • 5:45-7 p.m., Mills Godwin Building, Room 102
    Cultural Presentation by the African Caribbean Association
Sponsors: School of Arts & Letters, Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Office of Intercultural Relations & African Caribbean Association

Thursday, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Mills Godwin Building, Room 102
Keynote Lecture - Malaak Compton-Rock
Sponsors: Office of Intercultural Relations and the Women's Center

Saturday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m.
North Café, Webb Center
Ebony Impact 12th Annual Gospel Festival
RSVP required to ebony.impact.odu@gmail.com by Wednesday, Feb. 24.
Sponsor: Ebony Impact

Continuing through the month of February, Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries
Gallery Exhibit - Wild Things: Outrageous, Wonderful, Hilarious and Untamed
Self-taught African American artists include: Bessie Harvey, Mr. Imagination, Sultan Rogers, Zebedee Armstrong, Jake McCord, Mose Tolliver and Herbert Tolliver.

For more information, contact the Office of Intercultural Relations (OIR), a division of Student Affairs, at oir@odu.edu or 683-4406 or online at http://studentaffairs.odu.edu/oir.

This article was posted on: February 10, 2010

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