John L Warfield Center

“Get in the Way: The Journey of John Lewis” Screening and Discussion

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 • 5:30 PM

LBJ Presidential Library; 10th floor Atrium

“Get in the Way: The Journey of John Lewis” Screening and Discussion

The Audre Lorde-Cedric Robinson Distinguished Lecture in Black Studies

Monday, March 6, 2017 • 3:00 PM

Gordon-White Building (GWB) 2.206; 210 West 24th Street Austin, TX 78712

Dr. Vincent Brown, Charles Warren Professor Department of History & African and African American Studies Harvard University

Dr. Vincent Brown, Charles Warren Professor

#BlackRepresents: Performing Blackness Series

Saturday, March 25, 2017 • 8:00 PM

The Vortex Theatre; 2307 Manor Road Austin, TX

Opening Night Reception: World premiere play by Lisa B. Thompson


#Black Represents: Master Workshop with Lorraine O'Grady

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 • 11:30 AM

Gordon White Building (GWB) 2.116D

Seating is limited Please RSVP by Friday, April 7th to Blackstudies@austin.utexas.edu


#BlackRepresents: Artist Talk

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 • 4:00 PM

Doty Fine Arts Building Rm 1.120

“Lorraine O’Grady: Beyond European Surrealism”


Lecture Series: Faculty Book Talk Dr. Eddie Chambers, Department Art & Art History and African & African Diaspora Studies Department

Monday, April 17, 2017 • 3:00 PM

Gordon-White Building (GWB) 2.206

Roots & Culture: Cultural Politics in the Making of Black Britain

Roots & Culture: Cultural Politics in the Making of Black Britain

Annual Events: Yoruba Day

Friday, April 21, 2017 • 12:00 PM

Gordon-White Building (GWB) 2.206; 210 West 24th Street


Annual Event: Peace & Justice Day

Monday, May 1, 2017 • 3:00 PM

Gordon-White Building (GWB) 2.206


#BlackRepresents: Performing Blackness Series Ocean

Thursday, May 11, 2017 • 8:00 PM

The Vortex Theatre; 2307 Manor Road Austin, TX

Opening Night Reception: Written and performed by Ebony Stewart