February 10 – February 14

Black History Month Spoken Word/Talent Show/Art and Fashion Show AUDITIONS: February 10 from 3:30 – 5 p.m., Student Center East Suite 206

Open auditions for Black History Month Spoken Word/Talen Show/Art and Fashion Show. Sign Up at multicultural.gsu.edu. Walk-ins also welcome!

Lia Bascomb Book Talk: February 11 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Auburn Avenue Research Library Auditorium

Annual Spring semester lecture series that showcases the research of the Department’s esteemed faculty. This year’s lecture will feature Dr. Lia T. Bascomb, assistant professor of African-American Studies at Georgia State University.

Spotlight CineFest Featured Movie: School Daze: February 12 – 13 (1:00, 3:10, 5:20, 7:30 p.m.), CineFest

At historically black Mission College, the activist-minded Dap immerses himself in a world of political rhetoric and social movements — one day he hopes to rally the students as a united front. At the other end of the spectrum, Julian, the head of the biggest fraternity on campus, is more concerned with maintaining a strict social order. In between, Dap’s conflicted cousin, Half-Pint, spends most of his time rushing the fraternity.

Atlanta campus students & Perimeter students: Free; Faculty and staff: $3; General Admission: $5; Credit and debit cards are accepted.

Black Women’s Dialogue: February 12 from 6 – 8 p.m., Student Center East Suite 300

This is a space to discuss topics and issues, create connections and explore community connected to the identity of a Black woman. Those who identify as a Black woman and allies are encouraged to attend, share your experiences and build a network of support. Free food and giveaways! Sponsored by Black Student Achievement and the Counseling and Testing Center.

Profiles in Leadership: Septima Clark: February 13 from 12 – 1 p.m., Student Center West Room 474

Each week, students will learn about the leadership style and philosophy of societal leaders from a variety of backgrounds. Through interactive conversations, students will consider how these ideas could be incorporated in their personal leadership philosophies.

Spotlight CineFest Featured Movie: Higher Learning: February 14 (1:00, 3:10, 5:20, 7:30 p.m.), CineFest

In John Singleton’s powerful portrait of college life in the 1990s, a group of incoming freshmen at Columbus University — including varsity athlete Malik Williams (Omar Epps), awkward outcast Remy (Michael Rapaport) and wide-eyed Kristen Connor (Kristy Swanson) — struggle to find themselves and adjust to newfound independence. When Remy finds acceptance among a group of neo-Nazis, tensions rise even higher on a campus already divided along racial, socio-economic and gender lines.

Atlanta campus students & Perimeter students: Free; Faculty and staff: $3; General Admission: $5; Credit and debit cards are accepted.