Black History Month: Full Schedule

February is Black History Month! The SAMRU Cultural Inclusion Centre and collaborators are hosting rich and engaging events highlighting the Black community and experiences of the Black diaspora.

Widening the Knowledge Space: Black Authors and Learning in the MRU Context with Dr. Ademola Adesola

February 13th |  Council Chambers (Z236) | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 

Thrilled to announce our partnership with the BIPOC Support Network for an engaging guest speaker event on Black authors and learning in the MRU context.

Conversations That Matter – Scarborough Charter

February 15th |  Lincoln Park Room (J301) | 10:30 am – 12:00 pm 

Collaborating with MRU’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, we’re hosting a workshop where students will take part in a panel discussion.

Black Experience Mental Health Workshop

February 26th | Council Chambers (Z236) | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Teaming up with the Afro-Cari Student Society, we’re hosting a vital conversation on mental health tailored to the Black community.

Student BIPOC Support Network

February 27th | Cultural Inclusion Centre (Z203) | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Adding a special touch to our usual SAMRU program, the BIPOC experience discussion features a student facilitator leading the session.

Black History Month Showcase

February 28th | Wyckham House: Main Stage | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Partnering with the Afro-Cari Student Society, we’re bringing you an incredible showcase featuring a range of performances by talented Black artists – from dance to singing and beyond.

Black Small Business Market

February 28th | Wyckham House: 2nd Floor Lounge | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Partnering with the Afro-Cari Student Society for an Arts/Business Market, highlighting and showcasing Black-owned businesses.

Afro Caribbean Club Debate

February 29th | Wyckham House: 2nd Floor Lounge | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

We’re hosting an engaging debate featuring Afro-Caribbean clubs from other schools. Join us for a thought-provoking exchange on a variety of topics.

Black History Celebration 2024

March 2nd | Thorncliffe Community Association – 5600 Centre St N | 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Seeds to Roots – Honouring Black Business Entrepreneurs. A free family event hosted by the Caribbean Associations of Calgary (some which are MRU staff members). 

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Feb 29 2024

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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MRU Campus

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Council Chambers (Z236)

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Cultural Inclusion Centre (Z203)

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Lincoln Park (J 301)

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Second Floor Lounge
Wyckham House

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Wyckham House
Calgary, Alberta
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