MSS Spring 2015 Events and Programs

Sunday, Feb. 1

Black History Month Bus Trip to Philadelphia Museum of Art exhibit: Represent: 200 Years of African American Art

Bucknell students are welcome to sign-up for a bus trip on Sunday, February 1 to see the new exhibit Represent: 200 Years of African American Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

The cost for students is $10 to attend the trip; students can make cash deposits and reservations at the CAP Center window. Students will receive an exclusive guided tour of the exhibit, and dine together in downtown Philly to discuss the exhibit. All attendees should bring at least $15-20 to cover their individual dinner expenses. *The bus departs promptly at 10:30 a.m. from campus and returns to campus in the evening around 9:30 p.m..*

Student Registration is from Wednesday, Jan. 14 - Friday,  Jan. 23. Act now, seats are limited!

co-sponsored by the Griot Institute, MSS, and the Samek Museum

Tuesday, Feb. 3

Talk/Lecture: "Soledad O'Brien Presents: Black in America", Weis Center, 7 p.m.

Featuring panelists Alderman French, Julianne Malveaux, a surprise celebrity (via Skype) and a Bucknell Community Member.

sponsored by the Student Lectureship Committee, CAP Center and BSG

Wednesday, Feb. 4

Wacky Wednesday, 10 p.m.-12 a.m. @ IEA Multipurpose Room/ELC 045

All students are invited to this fun study break featuring interactive activities and delicious snacks!

Wednesday, Feb. 11

"Barack Obama, Ferguson, and Evidence of Things Unsaid" with Ta-Nehisi Coates, National Correspondent, The Atlantic (7 pm @ Gallery Theatre)
Part of the Griot Institute's Post-Obama Paradigms Series.

event co-sponsored by MSS

Wednesday, Feb. 25 - Saturday, Feb. 28

Black Arts Festival

Presented by the Black Student Union

Sunday, March 1

Film screening: Dear White People, 1 p.m. @ the Campus Theatre: FREE Admission)
For more info on the film view this trailer:

co-sponsored by BSG, BSU, the CAP Center, and MSS


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Tuesday, Jan. 20

FREE film screening: Selma

On Martin Luther King Jr's birthday, in recognition of the profound significance of his life and accomplishments, The Griot Institute for Africana Studies and Multicultural Student Services will provide free tickets and transportation for students, faculty, and staff to attend a screening of the acclaimed film Selma at the Lycoming Mall. Sign up to reserve your spot by e-mailing with your name and a cell phone number (by January 18). The bus to Lycoming Mall will depart Smith Lot at 5:45 pm. Seats are limited!


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