Xavier's Office of Multicultural Affairs hosts educational and other events commemorating Black History Month

Events take place every week beginning on Tuesday, Feb. 7 | February 2, 2012

Xavier is commemorating Black History Month in February by honoring the heritage of African-Americans with various events ranging from culture, religion and music to comedy, health and education. The events are free and open to the public.

Sponsors include the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Black Student Association, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Blue Fire Step Team, Student Activities Council, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Gentlemen Organized for Achievement and Leadership, the Career Services Center, Psi Chi, Psychology Club and the Xavier University Department of Music.

Tuesday, Feb. 7
• Black Psychology: 7:00 p.m., Kennedy Auditorium, Conaton Learning Commons.
• Get Tested: National Black AIDS/HIV Awareness Day: 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Gallagher Student Center Atrium.

Friday, Feb. 10
• The Great Debate: 7:00 p.m., Gallagher Student Center Theatre.

Wednesday, Feb. 15
• The Essence of…Antiquity: The Roots of Our Identity: 6:00 p.m., Kennedy Auditorium, Conaton Learning Commons.

Thursday, Feb. 16
• A Concert of Spirituals for Voice and Piano: 12:55 p.m., Bellarmine Chapel.
• The Essence of…Worship: Faith Can You Be Greek and Christian: 7:00 p.m, Kennedy Auditorium, Conaton Learning Commons.

Friday, Feb. 17
• The Essence of…Truth: Unraveling the Mystery: 7:00 p.m., Kennedy Auditorium, Conaton Learning Commons.
• Open Mic Night at Andy’s Mediterranean Grill at Ryan’s Pub: 7:00 p.m., Gallagher Student Center Food Court.

Saturday, Feb. 18
• The Essence of…Culture: NPHC Step Show: 7:00 p.m., Gallagher Student Center Theatre.

Wednesday, Feb. 22
• Religions in Black America: 7:00 p.m., Gallagher Student Center, 3rd floor Clocktower Lounge.

Tuesday, Feb. 28
• Arvin Mitchell Comedy Show: 9:00 p.m., Gallagher Student Center Theatre.

Wednesday, Feb. 29
• A Step Back in Time: 8:00 p.m., Kennedy Auditorium, Conaton Learning Commons.

For more information, contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at 513-745-3181.