February 20 – February 24

Hot Wings Hot Topics
February 20, 2017
7 – 9 p.m.
Speakers Auditorium

Hot Wings Hot Topics is a bi-weekly discussion for faculty, staff and students to engage in hot topic conversation. This two hour special edition of Hot Wings Hot Topics will have an extended menu. Our aim is to leave your minds and bellies full! Sponsored by Black Student Achievement.

Benjamin E. Mays Lecture: Noma LeMoine
February 21, 2017
6:30-8 p.m.
Student Center East Ballroom
The annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture is intended to encourage the discussion of issues facing urban educational leaders, as well as honor the memory of Dr Mays and promote his philosophy of excellence in the education of those typically least well served by the larger society. Sponsored by the Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence.

Metaphorically Speaking
February 22, 2017
7 – 9 p.m.
Speaker’s Auditorium
This event will be a spoken word and performance showcase to celebrate Black History Month! Sponsored by the Multicultural Center. Spoken word and performances will be on the topics of black history, black culture and black liberation.

Pop Talks: Focus on Black Feminism
February 22, 2017
12:15 – 2 p.m.
Multicultural Center Lounge, Student Center East, Suite 206

Pop in for pot tarts, pop and pop culture! Pop Talks are informal weekly discussions (every Wednesday during the semester) about pop culture, national news, global events, hot button issues, social needs and/or anything related to multiculturalism, inclusion, diversity and/or justice. Students should bring their own lunch, something they want to discuss and a willingness to think about our world. The Multicultural Center will provide a facilitator, pop (sodas) and pop tarts!

Revolutionary Images: Graphic Novel Discussion of Black Panther
Thursday, February 23, 2017
12:15 – 1 p.m.
Multicultural Center Lounge, Student Center East, Suite 206

How can a graphic novel help us think about our world? What can graphic novels tell us about ourselves? Can graphic novels help us imagine new possibilities for our world? Join us on Thursdays in February for a discussion of multiculturalism, diversity and social justice in Ta-Nehisi Coates graphic novel, Black Panther: A Nation Under our Feet Book 1. Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics: An Invisible Art will also be used as an aid throughout the series. All are welcome (regardless if you have read the comic already), but pre-reading is encouraged.

Intersections of Identity: Women of Color
February 23, 2017
2 – 3 p.m.

Multicultural Center Lounge, Student Center East, Suite 206
Students are invited to engage in a facilitated discussion about the experiences of intersecting identities on campus.

Spotlight CineFest Featured Movie: Southside with You
February 22-24, 2017
1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Future U.S. President Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) and lawyer Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) go on a fateful first date in the summer of 1989. Atlanta campus students: Free; Perimeter students: $3 and Faculty and staff: $5.