Multicultural Events in February:
Wed, Feb 1, 5:30pm: Screening and discussion of The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (33 mins), JSMA (free w/UO ID).
Tues, Feb 7, 5:30pm: The Intersection of Art and Social Justice, by cartoonist Keith Knight, EMU Redwood Auditorium. Keith Knight takes a deep dive on 20 artists who inspired him to use his art to address social issues.
Fri, Feb 8, 5:30pm: Artist Talk with Penn State Professor Lonnie Graham includes insight into Professor’ Graham’s Conversation with the World project currently on view at the JSMA (and other examples of his work), JSMA (free w/UO ID)
Wed, Feb 15, 6pm: Jarvis Givens on ‘Fugitive Pedagogy: Black Teachers and the Longer Roots of Anti-racist Education’ Lane Community College, Room 102, Building 19
Fri, Feb 17, 5:30pm: Black History Month Film Screening of Talking Black in America, Straub Hall Room 145 (refreshments will be provided). Follows the unique circumstances of the descendants of American slaves and their incredible impact on American life and language.
Thurs, Feb 23, 5:30pm: Black History Month Film Screening of Signing Black in America, Straub Hall Room 145 (refreshments will be provided). First documentary about Black ASL: the unique dialect of American Sign Language (ASL) that developed within historically segregated African American Deaf communities.
Fri, Feb 24, 9:30am-6pm: A Liberated Archives Experience: Black Memory, Social Justice, Art, and the Archive, Knight Library, DREAM Lab and Browsing Room. Closing of the exhibition will bring together speakers, students, staff, and faculty to explore the significance of Black Memory as it intersects with archives and museums and within the praxis of cultural production.
Friday, Feb 24, 2:00-3:00pm: Strangers in the Village: The Cultural Politics and Poetics of Black American Cinema, with Dr. Artel Great, in the EMU Redwood room.
Tues, Feb 28, 5:30-7:30pm: Be Bold with Imani Barbarin. Join disability rights and inclusive activist and speaker Imani Barbarin in a conversation engaging the disability community and forming community. EMU Ballroom.
Through April 2, 2023: Lonnie Graham’s “A Conversation with the World”, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (free with UO ID)
Through June 16, 2023: Amplifying Ukrainian Voices – Ukrainian Folk Artists in Oregon, Knight Library Tiny Gallery Exhibit, First Floor of Knight Library (main entrance)
Through December 31, 2023: Outliers and Outlaws – Stories from the Eugene Lesbian History Project, at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History (free with UO ID). Outliers and Outlaws: Stories from the Eugene Lesbian History Project shares stories of how hundreds of young women who identified as lesbians came to Eugene in the 1960s-1990s. They founded organizations central to the city and provided leadership for community service agencies.