Monthly archives: January, 2014

Working to make LOVE & REVOLUTION irresistible…

Mojos'_Spring2014You are invited to come to Mojos’ Pen OPEN MIC Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014.
Please join us for an evening of thought-provoking performances and provocative dialogue.

When:
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014.

Where:
African-American Cultural Center at UIC
Addams Hall, 2nd floor

Time:
6-9PM

FREE admission and light refreshments!
ALL Performers Welcome!


Upcoming Event!

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Negotiating Power: Sexuality and the Black Female Form

WHEN: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
WHERE: African American Cultural Center Library, Addams Hall, room 208
TIME: 12-1pm

Museum & Exhibition Studies Graduate Students present “Negotiating Power: Sexuality and the Black Female Form” on Sarah Baartman, the issues of black female exploitation, promiscuity & sexual otherness through a mock art exhibition. This exhibit raises questions over the history and origins of how we view the black female body and the differences between the male and female gaze. Follow and join the discussion on twitter @NegotiatePower


Update On Next Weeks Events

The brown bag “Negotiating Power: Sexuality and The Black Female Form” has been postponed until February. The date is TBA, but will be announced as soon as possible along with other upcoming brown bags for the month of February.

Please, check back for upcoming events!


Happy New Year!

The AACC is pleased to continue this academic school year in Spring 2014. Here are some upcoming events for next week:

Monday, January 13, 2014:

Exhibition Preview, The Soul of Bronzeville. This exhibition, co-organized by the Chicago Blues Museum and the UIC African-American Cultural Center, will focus exclusively on the 60 year history of the Chicago neighborhood known as Bronzeville. The exhibition will focus on the events of this remarkable Chicago South Side neighborhood from the Great Migration in 1910 to the closing of the Regal Theater in 1973.

The exhibit will include an array of photos, objects, film clips, books, an inter-active events and activities, all of which will offer a refreshing insight into the Bronzeville neighborhood.

Join us from 12-1 at Addams Hall 2nd floor for refreshments and a presentation by Greg Parker the CEO and founder of the Chicago Blues Museum.

See you there!


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