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Black History Month events continue

Panels, lectures, films through March 1

Tuesday, Feb. 22
6 p.m., Cutter/Shabazz Hall
Panel/Discussion: Muslims in the Antebellum Period, featuring Sylviane Diouf, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY. The panel will address topics from African Muslims in Antebellum America and Islam as a form of resistance to Muslim slave revolts. Sponsored by Al-Nur Muslim Student Association.

Wednesday, Feb. 23
7 and 9:15 p.m., Hopkins Center, Spaulding Auditorium
Film: Hotel Rwanda. Don Cheadle stars in the true life story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over 1,000 Tutsi refugees during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Sponsored by the Hopkins Center and part of the Dartmouth Film Society series. Contact the Hopkins Center box office at 646-2422 for ticket information.

$7, Dartmouth students $5, DFS pass holders free

Thursday, Feb. 24
7 p.m., Alumni Hall, Hopkins Center
Lecture: Paul Rusesabagina, Hotel Rwanda: A Lesson Yet to Be Learned. This event is part of the Dickey Center Great Issues Speakers Series. Organized by the Dickey Center and Dartmouth Hillel and sponsored by several Dartmouth departments and organizations.

Thursday, Feb. 24
noon, Cutter/Shabazz Hall
Shabazz Lecture Series: Reality Bites: Snapshots from Field Work in Nigeria, Judith Byfield, Associate Professor of History. Sponsored by the Shabazz Center for Intellectual Inquiry.
Light lunch will be served.

Saturday, Feb. 26
5 p.m., Carson L01
Film: The Harder They Come. A cult favorite featuring reggae superstar Jimmy Cliff. Part of the African and Caribbean Student Organization (AfriCaSo) film series.

Sunday, February 27
6 p.m., Collis Common Ground
Dinner/Discussion: Interethnic Relations Among Blacks of the Diaspora, Moderated by Judith Byfield, Associate Professor of History. The dinner/discussion will focus on the relationships between blacks of the Diaspora after the American Civil Rights Movement. There will be a panel of six students, each representing a major black identity-Afro-Caribbean, Afro-American, Black Latino, Afro-European, African and Bi-racial. Sponsored by AfriCaSo. RSVP required at AfriCaSo-Info@dartmouth.edu

Monday, February 28
6 p.m., Cutter/Shabazz Hall
Panel/Discussion: Muslim Students Speak Out. Students will share their experiences as Muslims of African descent (Caribbean, African, and African-American). Sponsored by Al-Nur Muslim Student Association.

Tuesday, March 1
7 p.m., Hopkins Center, Spaulding Auditorium
Performance: World Music Percussion Ensemble, Hafiz F. Shabazz, Director. Music from Ghana featuring celebrated Ghanaian drummer, composer, choreographer and teacher Yacub Addy. He joins two members of ODADAA! and the World Music Percussion Ensemble. Sponsored by the Hopkins Center. Contact the Hopkins Center box office at 646-2422 for ticket information.
$10, Dartmouth students $3, all other students $5

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Last Updated: 12/17/08