Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Jan. 27: Pianist Qing Jiang to present ‘Children’s Corner’ in the Weis Center

Pianist Qing Jiang will present a free classical program called “Children’s Corner” on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium Lobby. The performance is free and tickets are not required. The concert will feature piano music, storytelling, acting, visual arts and poetry, in collaboration with Bucknell faculty and students, and Lewisburg High School students and the National Art Honor Society. Families are invited to stay afterwards for free kids' activities from the Public Library of Union County in the Atrium Lobby from 3-4 p.m.

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Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Feb. 21: Author and Cornell Professor to Discuss Black Transsexual Figures, Violent Racist Suppression

Author and Cornell University professor C. Riley Snorton, who has been listed as one of "Ten Transgender People You Should Know" by Black Entertainment Television, will speak in the Griot Institute for Africana Studies' Spring Lecture & Performance Series "Erasure: Blackness and the Fight Against Invisibility" on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center (ELC).  Snorton will discuss the ascendance of Christine Jorgensen, dubbed America's first transsexual celebrity, and violent racist suppression at home during the free, public lecture.

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Friday, February 16th, 2018

Feb. 27-28: “A Band Called Death” Film Screening, Talk

On Tuesday, Feb 27th, the film "A Band Called Death" will be screened in the Gallery Theater, ELC. The film was released in 2014, and in 2016, DEATH was inducted into the new African American History Museum at Smithsonian in Washington DC. Additionally, on Wednesday evening, Feb. 28th, Bobby and Dennis Hackney's talk will examine the accounts of being an all-Black Rock band of three blood brothers, David Hackney, Dennis Hackney, and Bobby Hackney calling themselves "DEATH" in Detroit in 1975 during the heyday of the Motown era, playing what was considered at the time "white Rock music."

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Friday, February 23rd, 2018

March 7: Erasure Series Lecture to Focus on the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot

Scott Ellsworth, an author and noted scholar on the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921, will discuss "The 1921 Tulsa Riot and the Erasure of Black History" on Wednesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center. His free, public talk is part of the Griot Institute for Africana Studies' Spring Lecture and Performance Series on the theme of “Erasure: Blackness and the Fight Against Invisibility.”

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Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

March 20: Griot Institute to Screen Film ‘Let the Fire Burn’ in Campus Theatre

The film "Let the Fire Burn" will be screened in the Campus Theatre on Tuesday, March 20, at 7 p.m., followed by a conversation with the film's director Jason Osder.  The event is part of the The Griot Institute for Africana Studies' Spring Lecture and Performance Series on the theme of “Erasure: Blackness and the Fight Against Invisibility.”

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Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

March 21: Talk by Ramona Africa CANCELED

On Mar. 21, Ramona Africa will be talking about the need for people to stop looking to politicians and to this system, for solutions.  The event will take place in the Gallery Theater, Elaine Langone Center at 7 pm. The talk is will be titled MOVE and Black Erasure. 

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