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Columbia Celebrates Black Heritage Month and 'The World Beyond Our Gates,' Throughout February

Throughout the month of February Columbia will celebrate Black Heritage Month and "The World Beyond Our Gates" with leadership conferences, discussions, performances by the Black Theatre Ensemble, movie nights, special dinners and more. Upcoming events include:

Friday, February 7
Youth Leadership Conference
Come and join BSO as they teach High School Students the responsibilities of becoming a leader, whether in their school or community.
6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m., Malcolm X Lounge, Hartley Living Learning Center

Saturday, February 8
Youth Leadership Conference: Day 2
Join the BSO in Day 2 of leadership training, which includes sessions on awareness, activism, relationships, health, money management, careers and networking and more.
8:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m., Malcolm X Lounge, Hartley Living Learning Center

Sunday, February 9
Black Heritage Month Common Meal
Come and reflect upon issues relevant to our lives: past, present, and future.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., C555 Alfred Lerner Hall

Monday, February 10
2nd part of Art Workshop
Brought to you by the Haitian Students Association.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Inter-Cultural Resource Center

Tuesday, February 11
Black Heritage Month Common Meal
Join the office of the University Chaplain and other Columbia University students, faculty, and administration as we gather over dinner to discuss how Black Heritage impacts Columbia's past, present, and future. By RSVP only to commonmeal@columbia.edu

Wednesday, February 12
Black Alumni Dinner
Come out and network with past Columbia alumni. This is a great opportunity for all and food will be served.
Time TBA, Low Plaza

Thursday, February 13
Kappa Alpha Psi Date Auction
Come and pay for that guy or girl who has been eluding you all semester and show him/her what you're made of!!
10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Lerner Party Space
After Party
12:00 a.m.- 2:00 a.m., Lower Level McIntosh, Barnard

Friday, February 14
Valentine's Day Dance
The Columbia Queer Alliance presents the famous Friday Dance in celebration of Valentine's Day and Black Heritage Month. Be sure not to miss the midnight Date Auction, which will benefit the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m., Lerner Party Space

Saturday, February 15
West Indian Carnival
Join the Columbia, Barnard, and Harlem Community as we celebrate West Indian culture through dance, music, and food.
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Lower Level McIntosh, Barnard

Sunday, February 16
Gusto Karyib
Call and get great Haitian food delivered any place on campus at an affordable price, brought to you by the Haitian Students Association.
Feel Free to Call from 5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.

Monday, February 17
Movie Night
Come, sit and eat as we watch a movie-- The Color of Fear.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Zora Neal Hurston Lounge, Barnard

Tuesday, February 18
Forum on Women's Health
Come and sit with us as we discuss issues that plague African American Women. Food will be served. Special women-only event.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Zora Neal Hurston Lounge, Barnard

Tuesday, February 18
The Black Relationship 2003
Hosted by Kappa Alpha Psi and Alpha Kappa Alpha this will be a discussion you will not want to miss. How do you feel about relationships in 2003?
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Malcolm X Lounge

Tuesday, February 18
Leadership Workshop
Join the Ladies of Delta Sigma Theta and members of their Leadership Academy discuss the unwritten rules of professional success.
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., E568 Alfred Lerner Hall

Wednesday, February 19
CSA Discussion
CSA invites you to participate in a discussion on Caribbean issues with Professor Winston James.

Thursday, February, 20
Movie Night
Come, relax and watch a movie with the Black Heritage Month committee.
9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., Lerner Cinema, Alfred Lerner Hall

Friday, February, 21
Organization of Pakistani Students Performance
Come and join O.P.S. as they enlighten the Columbia community through dance.
Time TBA, Party Space, Alfred Lerner Hall

Friday, February, 21
Curtain Call
Join Black Theater Ensemble as they entertain while educate.
Time TBA, Black Box Theatre, Alfred Lerner Hall

Saturday, February 22
Curtain Call
Come and be inspired by Columbia University's Black Theater Ensemble.
Time TBA, Black Box Theatre, Alfred Lerner Hall

Sunday, February 23
Gospel Choir Cabaret
Come and praise the Lord through song.
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., C555 Alfred Lerner Hall

Monday, February 24
Discussion: Affirmative Action
Accion Boricua brings you a discussion on a topic that has plagued America for years and now it has come to the forefront. Please come and bring your views on this issue.
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Inter-Cultural Resource Center

Wednesday, February 26
Story Telling
Come and join CSA as they reminisce in the days when they used to sit around a fire telling stories, only this time instead of a fire there will be food.
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., C555 Alfred Lerner Hall

Thursday, February 27
Closing Reception
Help the Columbia and Barnard Community close Black Heritage Month with dinner and entertainment while also focusing on the beginning of the Celebration of Black Womanhood Week.
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Lower Level McIntosh, Barnard

Friday, February 28
Celebration of Black Womanhood Week's Dinner
Take the time out to join Kappa Alpha Psi as they celebrate the achievements of women of color. Dinner will be served.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., C555 Alfred Lerner Hall

Friday, February 28
Black Heritage Month/Columbia Concerts Blowout
Join Columbia Concerts and Black Heritage Month as we end the month with a once in a lifetime concert. Hot artists will be present so please be ready to do your thing.
9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., Roone Alredge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall

Saturday, March 1, 2003
Dinner Theatre
Columbia and Barnard invite you to partake in dinner and theatre as we celebrate Women's Week.
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Roone Alredge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall

Published: Feb 07, 2003
Last modified: Feb 07, 2003


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