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10 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, June 27
@ 6:30 p.m.
Bill Moyers Interviews Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad
After five years of service at the Schomburg, Director Khalil Gibran Muhammad will begin a tenured position as Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and joins the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study as the Suzanne Young Murray Professor. Join us as we reflect upon the work of the Schomburg and its future at this special farewell program and reception, highlighted by an in-depth conversation between Dr. Muhammad and legendary panelist Bill Moyers. Have qu…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
Wed, June 29
@ 6:30 p.m.
100th Anniversary Commemoration of New York's 369th Infantry
Event Description To commemorate the 100th anniversary of New York's 369th Infantry, join us for a documentary film screening of Men of Bronze (1977), a film about the remarkable African-American men who fought in WWI. Directed by Harlem filmmaker William Miles, Men of Bronze is part of our Moving Image & Recorded Sound collection and projected on 16mm with the collaboration of the Library of Performing Arts' Reserve Film & Video Collection. Jeffrey T. Sammons,…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers
Fri, July 8
@ 9:30 a.m.
Afro-Latino Festival NYC 2016 Day 1
Join the Schomburg Center and the Afr@Latino Project in an enriching daylong event kicking off the 2016 Afro-Latino Festival, highlighted by the Afrolatin@Crowd Wikipedia Edit-a-thon and curated panels that include: Transnational Migration, Immigration, and Human Rights; What does a BlackLatinx Feminism Look Like? Afrolatin@s, ¡Presente!; Afro-Colombian Participation in the Colombia Peace Process; and #BlackLivesMatter Beyond Borders: Race, Space & Consciousness in the International Decade o…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Thu, July 14
@ 6:30 p.m.
The Black Iris Project: Madiba
Founded in 2016 by choreographer Jeremy McQueen, The Black Iris Project is a ballet collaborative and education vehicle which creates new, relevant classical ballet works that celebrate diversity and black history. Based in New York City, the project hosts a team of predominantly minority artists who deliver cross-discipline, original works. Championing individuality, the collaborative highlights the black community’s incentive to encourage and inspire youth of color to pursue art, movement an…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Mon, July 18
@ 9 a.m.
Black History 360°: The Schomburg's Summer Education Institute 2016
Join hundreds of educators (K-12 and College) and premier scholars from across the country for a spectacular “education vacation” at the Schomburg Center featuring lectures, interactive workshops, curriculum labs, curator talks and field trips that explore the history and cultures of African Americans and African peoples throughout the Diaspora. Educators will gain valuable content knowledge and learn inquiry-based approaches to teaching across the grades using the Schomburg’s rich primary reso…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Tue, July 19
@ 9 a.m.
Black History 360°: The Schomburg's Summer Education Institute 2016
Join hundreds of educators (K-12 and College) and premier scholars from across the country for a spectacular “education vacation” at the Schomburg Center featuring lectures, interactive workshops, curriculum labs, curator talks and field trips that explore the history and cultures of African Americans and African peoples throughout the Diaspora. Educators will gain valuable content knowledge and learn inquiry-based approaches to teaching across the grades using the Schomburg’s rich primary reso…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Wed, July 20
@ 9 a.m.
Black History 360°: The Schomburg's Summer Education Institute 2016
Join hundreds of educators (K-12 and College) and premier scholars from across the country for a spectacular “education vacation” at the Schomburg Center featuring lectures, interactive workshops, curriculum labs, curator talks and field trips that explore the history and cultures of African Americans and African peoples throughout the Diaspora. Educators will gain valuable content knowledge and learn inquiry-based approaches to teaching across the grades using the Schomburg’s rich primary reso…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Thu, July 21
@ 9 a.m.
Black History 360°: The Schomburg's Summer Education Institute 2016
Join hundreds of educators (K-12 and College) and premier scholars from across the country for a spectacular “education vacation” at the Schomburg Center featuring lectures, interactive workshops, curriculum labs, curator talks and field trips that explore the history and cultures of African Americans and African peoples throughout the Diaspora. Educators will gain valuable content knowledge and learn inquiry-based approaches to teaching across the grades using the Schomburg’s rich primary reso…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Fri, July 22
@ 9 a.m.
Black History 360°: The Schomburg's Summer Education Institute 2016
Join hundreds of educators (K-12 and College) and premier scholars from across the country for a spectacular “education vacation” at the Schomburg Center featuring lectures, interactive workshops, curriculum labs, curator talks and field trips that explore the history and cultures of African Americans and African peoples throughout the Diaspora. Educators will gain valuable content knowledge and learn inquiry-based approaches to teaching across the grades using the Schomburg’s rich primary reso…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Fri, August 5
@ 6 p.m.
First Fridays
First Friday : House Edition
In honor of the legendary DJ Larry Levan, guests at our third annual House Edition of First Fridays will jam all night long to house music! Levan was a pioneer of house music in New York City, best known for his decade-long residency at the popular New York City nightclub Paradise Garage. Levan’s cult followers refer to his hours-long sets as “Saturday Mass,” as he experimented with drum machines and synthesizers, popularizing an electronic, post-disco sound that launched the house music moveme…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults

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