Black History Month 2023 Schedule of Events

Georgetown Events

The Legacy of GU272 at Georgetown: A Conversation with GU272 Descendants

February 2, 7-8:30 p.m.
ICC Auditorium
Hosted by: Department of African American Studies

McCourt Community Lecture Series: What Works in Workplace Diversity, featuring Dr. Victor Marsh

February 2, 4-5 p.m.
Old North 205
Hosted by: McCourt School of Public Policy

Coffee Chat: Women of Color Advancing Peace in Foreign Affairs

February 3, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
McGhee Library (ICC 301)
Hosted by: Walsh School of Foreign Service

BHM: Anti-Blackness in Southeast Asia

February 17, 1:30-3 p.m.
Arrupe MPR
Hosted by: Asian Studies Program, Walsh School of Foreign Service

The Ella Jo Baker Distinguished Lecture: Calling In for Human Rights and Democracy

February 23, 5:30-7 p.m.
ICC Auditorium
Hosted by: Department of African American Studies

Race, Performance, Identity, & Theater

February 24, 5-6:30 p.m.
Davis Performing Arts Center, Lobby
Hosted by: The Racial Justice Institute, Davis Performing Arts Center

Washington, D.C. Events

Kick Off Black History Month with the Howard Gospel Choir

February 1, 12:15-1 p.m.
St. John’s Episcopal Church

DC Public Library Black History Month Events

February 1-28
Various Locations

DC Black History Film Festival

February 11, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema DC

Super Spectacular Black History Month Special

February 22, 7:30 p.m.

Seven Black Minutes: Black History Month

February 24, 7-9 p.m.
Busboys and Poets

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