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Black History Month 2021

January 31, 2021
Nine squares of patchwork quilt.In her 1995 story quilt "Seven Passages to a Flight"—a detail of which is shown above—Harlem-born artist Faith Ringgold explores her own autobiography in relation to broader themes in Black history. The piece is part of a larger collection owned by the University's Memorial Art Gallery of works created by artists of African descent. (Image copyrighted by Faith Ringgold)

This February, the University of Rochester observes Black History Month with notable speakers, workshops, discussions, and other events sponsored by departments, units, and student organizations across our campuses. For the health and safety of our community, all events during the month-long celebration will take place virtually unless otherwise noted.

A few highlights:

For more information on these and other events, visit the University Events Calendar. Be sure to check back, as new events may be added to the calendar throughout the month.


Category: Society & Culture