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BHM2020: Back to the AFRO-Future

When: Mon Feb 3 2020 11:00am to Wed Feb 26 2020 12:00pm

Where: ON DISPLAY IN THE COOK LIBRARY

Description: Though we find ourselves in a digital moment of re-budding Black expression, resistance, and celebration, the Black experience still remains an “alternative” perspective rather than the integral part of our cultural fabric it has proven to be. This year’s Black History Month display aims to disrupt ideals of blackness as historically monolithic. Instead, “Back to the AFROFuture” resituates Afro-culture at the cutting edge of an evolving global culture. It unapologetically demands us to push into the future of our collective identity as a society and as a human family. It liberates us to imagine a wide world that affirms us all through the authors, illustrators, intellectuals and creatives courageously imagining, “What if?”

NCF Alumni Reunion

When: Fri Feb 21 2020 12:00am to Sun Feb 23 2020 12:00am

Where: New College of Florida, 5800 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243, USA

Description:

Come back with your fellow New College alums and celebrate!!

Alumni Recordings

When: Sat Feb 22 2020 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Where: LBR 141,

Description: New College Oral History

Black Literature Read-in featuring Tyree Worthy

When: Tue Feb 25 2020 10:30am to 1:30pm

Where: CEO Lounge

Description:

The Black Literature Read-in is a public event where audience members read excerpts from their favorite pieces of literature written by black authors. In collaboration with Dr. Robert Zamsky's “In the Break: Innovation in African American Poetry” class.

This year's featured presentation is by Tyree Worthy, a New Orleans-based writer, planner, and publisher. He started writing as a journalist and published his first poetry collection in 2016, 25 Sense, and is the co-founder of Atypical LLC, a social event planning collective. 

Sign-up to read here: https://forms.gle/wiRetgET4FYAm5Ei8

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Friday 8am-9pm
Saturday 10am-9pm
Sunday 10am-1am

CLOSED
Monday, January 20th
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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