May 29, 2023

Upcoming Black History Month Celebrations

“Building ‘A More Sedate Lady’: A Tale of Demolition, ‘Haggard’ Miami, and ‘Her Suburban Sisters'”
Thursday, Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m.; Monroe Hall, Room 346
N. D. B. Connolly, assistant professor of history at John Hopkin’s University explores the property politics of Afro-America in the Jim Crow era.

25th Annual Step Show and Competition
Saturday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m., George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium
Join area step teams as they engage in a high-energy, entertaining competition.

Dinner: Cuisines of Black Cultures
Monday, Feb. 23, 5–7 p.m., Seacobeck Dining Hall
Campus Dining will feature Caribbean cuisine. Cost: meal plan for students, $5 UMW faculty/staff, $11.15 plus tax non-UMW

Panel: Racial Disparities in School Discipline
Tuesday, Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m., Lee Hall, Room 412
This panel presentation will examine the policies and practices at the local, state, and federal level that contribute to disproportionate disciplinary consequences for children of color in the public school system.