The University of Notre Dame is celebrating Black History Month throughout February with a number of events.
The schedule is as follows. It will be updated as more information becomes available.
- A Hesburgh Libraries digital exhibit: “Still History? Exploring Mediated Narratives.”
- Virtual Talk: “When and Where I Enter: Curatorial Representation and Impact,” with Ariana Curtis, curator of Latinx Studies at the Smithsonian Museum of African American History, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 2).
- Virtual Book Talk: “Black in White Space: The Enduring Impact of Color in Everyday Life,” with Elijah Anderson, the Sterling Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Yale University, 12:30 to 2 p.m. Friday (Feb. 4).
- The Met Opera: Live in HD: “Fire Shut Up In My Bones,” an encore screening of the Met’s first performance of an opera by a Black composer, 1 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 5), DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.
- The 28th Annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy (virtual): “The Activist Artist,” with Bernardine Evaristo, Booker Prize-winning author, dramatist, literary critic and advocate and activist for inclusion in the arts, 4 to 5 p.m. Monday (Feb. 7).
- Employee Assistance Program workshop: “Political Correctness and Microagressions,” 10 to 11 a.m., Feb. 10.
- Lunch and talk: “We Choose You: Investigating Black Voter Candidate Preference and Selection,” with Julian Wamble, assistant professor of political science at George Washington University, 12:30 to 2 p.m. Feb. 11, 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls.
- Black History Month Lunch and Learn (virtual): “The Current Moment is Not New — We’ve Been Here For a Long Time: Critical Race Theory and the Attack on the Historical Record,” with David Stovall, professor of black studies and criminology, law and justice at the University of Illinois Chicago, noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 16.
- Film: “The Stand: How One Gesture Shook the World,” with commentary by Katie Walden, assistant teaching professor of American studies at Notre Dame, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.
- Black History Month panel: "Toni Morrison's Lasting Legacy," with Cyraina Johnson-Roulier, associate professor of English at Notre Dame, Eric Styles, writer, linguist and Notre Dame residence hall rector, and Francisco Robles, founding director of the Initiative on Race and Resilience and professor of English and Africana studies at Notre Dame, 6 p.m. Feb. 23, Civil Rights Heritage Center, 1040 W. Washington St., South Bend.
- Panel discussion (virtual): "Our Shared Paths to Justice: Learning from Desmond Tutu's Faith and Activism," with Rev. Ellen Clark-King, dean of King's College London, Laurie Nathan, mediation program director with the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and professor of the practice of mediation with the Keough School of Global Affairs at Notre Dame, and Rashied Omar, associate teaching professor of Islamic studies and peace building with the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at Notre Dame, noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 24.