News & Events

October 24, 2018
  • Nobuntu - Allied Arts

    October 24, 2018 | 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    SERETEAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

    Nobuntu is a “Five Part” A Cappella Vocal ensemble made up of young women from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Their repertoire is a fusion of traditional Zimbabwean rooted music, Afro Jazz, Gospel and Crossover in pure voices with minimalistic percussion.The word Nobuntu is an African concept that values humbleness, love, unity and family from a woman’s perspective. The ensemble represents a new generation of young African women singers who celebrate and preserve their culture, beauty, and heritage through art. The ensemble’s mission is the belief that music can be an important vehicle for change, one that transcends racial, tribal, religious, gender, and economic boundaries. Come and enjoy this one-of-a-kind performance.

    Location: Seretean Concert Hall at 8 p.m
    Tickets available at: tickets.okstate.edu

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October 30, 2018
  • Critical Conversations: A Discussion on Implicit Bias, Body Cameras and Racism with Bill Citty.

    October 30, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    108 Agriculture Hall, 298-164 N Monroe St, Stillwater, OK 74075, USA

    Bill Citty is Oklahoma City's 48th Chief of Police, he began his career with the Oklahoma City Police Department in 1977.

    Read more about Bill Citty here: https://www.okc.gov/departments/police/about-us/meet-the-chief-of-police

    This event is sponsored by the Center for Africana Studies and the Philosophy Department and is free & open to the public.

    http://africana.okstate.edu/news-and-events/event-flyers/upcoming-event-flyers

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November 7, 2018
  • "Talking Black in America" Film Screening and Discussion with Walt Wolfram

    November 7, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Peggy V. Helmerich Room, Edmond Low Library

    See link below:
    https://www.aaihs.org/talking-black-in-america-a-new-film-on-african-american-english/

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November 9, 2018
  • Public Lecture by Dr. Moradewun Adejunmobi - "African Literature and the Forms of Publicness"

    November 9, 2018
    Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts, Stillwater, OK 74075, USA

    Dr. Moradewun Adejnumobi - "African Literature and the Forms of Publicness"

    This presentation examines the ways in which African literature has historically occupied public space, the material forms in which publicness is constituted for African literature, and the significance of these forms of publicnesss for cultural production in postcolonial contexts.

    Dr. Moradewun Adejunmobi is Professor of African American and African Studies at the University of California Davis

    Sponsors: Fae Rawdon Norris Foundation for the Humanities, Department of English, Center for Africana Studies, and Department of History

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  • Public Lecture by Dr. Moradewun Adejunmobi - "African Literature and the Forms of Publicness"

    November 9, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts, Stillwater, OK 74075, USA

    Dr. Moradewun Adejnumobi - "African Literature and the Forms of Publicness"

    This presentation examines the ways in which African literature has historically occupied public space, the material forms in which publicness is constituted for African literature, and the significance of these forms of publicnesss for cultural production in postcolonial contexts.

    Dr. Moradewun Adejunmobi is Professor of African American and African Studies at the University of California Davis

    Sponsors: Fae Rawdon Norris Foundation for the Humanities, Department of English, Center for Africana Studies, and Department of History

    Time:8:00pm-9:00pm

    Location:109 Bartlett Center

    This event is free and open to the public.

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November 12, 2018
  • Talk on Race and Popular Culture with Rodney Barnes

    November 12, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Spears School of Business, 111 S Hester St, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA

    Rodney Barnes is an American screenwriter and producer. Barnes has written and produced The Boondocks, My Wife and Kids, Everybody Hates Chris, Those Who Can't, Marvel's Runaways, is currently Co-Executive Producer on the Starz network drama "American Gods".

    He has also earned top honors for his work from the Peabody Awards, American Film Institute, Writers Guild of America, BET Comedy Awards, and NAACP Image Awards.

    For more information about Rodney Barnes: 
    https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0055756/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm

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November 13, 2018
  • Screening of White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in Comic book

    November 13, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    106, Noble Research Center, Stillwater, OK 74075, USA

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