Black History Month Schedule

2016 Black History Month

February 2, 2016


Race at Georgetown
ICC Auditorium
6:30 PM

February 4, 2016
Black House Hour Glass Discussion
The Black House
7:00 PM

February 9, 2016
Why Black Doctors Matter
Lohrfink Auditorium
5:00 p.m. pre-reception
6:00 p.m. panel discussion
Please click here for more details, including a description of the event.

February 15, 2016
NAACP and AASA Screening
HFSC Herman Room
4:00 PM

February 19, 2016
Bulldog Alley
8:30 PM

February 20, 2016
ASG Cooking Class
Nevils Underground
2:00 PM

February 22, 2016
Malcolm X and Feminism
Copley Formal Lounge
6:00 PM

February 25, 2016
Cocktails and Conversations Networking Event
Bulldog Tavern
Time TBD

February 26, 2016
GAMBLE Diversity Conference
MSB (specific rooms TBD)
All Day

February 26, 2016
Singing of “Lift Every Voice and Sing”
Red Square
5:00 PM

February 27, 2016
GURD Dominican Independence Day
Location TBD
All Day 

February 29, 2016
Black Sexuality
Location TBD
Time TBD


2015 Black History Month

 List of Events

Sunday, February 1st
Church Service
Dahlgren Chapel
Black Leadership Forum
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 1st
Super Bowl XLIV Watch Party
The Black House
Collegiate 100 & BSA
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. 

Monday, February 2nd
BSA General Body Meeting 
Reiss 281
Black Student Association
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 4th
Pre-Professional Development with J.P. Morgan
Walsh 392
Collegiate 100
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 5th
Colored Girls: Leading from Behind, Loving Ourselves Fiercely
Presented by Jamilah Lemieux, Senior Digital Editor, EBONY 
Reiss 112
GU Women of Color
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Friday, February 6th
Acting/Improvisation Workshop with Award-Winning Playwright-Performer Nilaja Sun
Davis Performing Arts Center, Room 036
Black Theatre Ensemble (BTE) and the Department of Performing Arts
Please send an email to by 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 5th to RSVP. 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Friday, February 6th
Snack and Share
CMEA Leavey Fifth Floor
CMEA & AFAM Faculty
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Friday, February 6th
Health Aid Kit Assembly
ICC 104
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Friday, February 6th
Movie Screening: Dear White People
Healey Family Student Center Movie Screening Room
8:00 p.m. - 10 p.m.
11:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Saturday, February 7th
Outspoken: Poetic Justice Open Mic
Bulldog Alley
8:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Sunday, February 8th
NAACP Founders Dinner
Copley Formal Lounge
No cost to attend
7:30 p.m.

Monday, February 9th
Study Abroad Opportunities with Global Incite
ICC 103
Collegiate 100 & BSA
7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 10th
Race at Georgetown: A Conversation on Power & Privilege
ICC Auditorium
8:00 p.m. 

Wednesday, February 11th
A Conversation with Tim Wise, Anti-Racism Activist
Healey Family Student Center - Social Room
7:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 12th
CCC General Body Meeting: Patties, Plantains, and Punch
The Black House 
7:00 p.m. 

Friday, February 13th
Annual Charity Date Auction: No Strings Attached
HFSC Social Room

Tuesday, February 17th
Solidarity Across the African Diaspora
ASG, CCC, The Black House
WGR 311
7:00 p.m. 

Thursday, February 19th
Blacked Out Dreams Movie Screening
A Conversation with the Dream Defenders

ICC 108
6:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 21st
Community Service Opportunity
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Monday, February 23rd
The Legacy of Malcolm X
Riggs Library
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 2th
Know Your Rights
The Black House
BPLA & The Black House
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 25th
Civil Rights: Beyond the Movement
WGR 201B
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 26
Cocktails & Conversations with the Professionals: Networking Event
Bulldog Tavern
GUMAPS, BPLA, Collegiate 100, GAMBLE, Hoyas for Immigrant Rights
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Friday, February 27th
Georgetown University Diversity Dialogue Conference 2015: Action Plan for Success
2nd annual Diversity Dialogue Conference
Hariri Building
Georgetown Aspiring Minority Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs (GAMBLE) & the McDonough School of Business
Click here for more information. 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday, February 27th
Lift Every Voice and Sing
Red Square
12:15 p.m.

Friday, February 27th
La Vega: Republica Dominicana Independence Day
Alumni Lounge
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Friday, February 27th & Saturday, February 28th
BMDT "Truth Be Told" Concert
Gonda Theatre
Black Movement Dance Theatre of Georgetown
8:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 28th
Black History Month Fashion Show: Downtown Renaissance
Riggs Library
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.