NCCU Honors Women’s History Month

Posted March 04, 2022, 2:08PM

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North Carolina Central University (NCCU) will commemorate Women’s History Month with a series of virtual events that are free and open to the public. The university will host lectures, discussions and film screenings focused on the accolades of women in various fields, and health and wellness practices throughout March.

The NCCU Department of History will kick off the month with the following events:

  • March 15, 6 p.m.:When A House is Not a Home,” a celebration of the stories, experiences and history of ordinary women of color. Join the event here, https://bit.ly/3KmHkFr.
  • March, 24, 6 p.m.: “The Raleigh Pact,” a story of how a mother’s loss created a movement to end police brutality. Join the event here, https://bit.ly/3tuMPeb.
  • March 31, 6 p.m.: “Sister Circle,” a discussion of self-care practices for everyday lives. Register here, https://bit.ly/3trCy2A.

For more information on the Department of History events, please contact Baiyina Muhammad, Ph.D., associate professor of history, at bmuhammad@nccu.edu.

Additional Women’s History Month activities, sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program in the NCCU Department of Mass Communication include:

  • March 22, 4:30 p.m.: “Women in Hip Hop,” a panel discussion on the representations of women in hip hop, co-sponsored with the NCCU Department of Political Science. Join the event here, https://bit.ly/WomenInHipHopNCCU.
  • April 6, 6 p.m.: “Women in Communication,” a panel discussion sponsored by the students in the NCCU Department of Mass Communication’s women in communication course with women working in the mass media industry discussing how race and gender have impacted their professional journey. Join the event here, https://bit.ly/WomenInCommunicationNCCU.

For more information on the Women’s and Gender Studies Program events, please contact Shauntae Brown White, Ph.D., professor and women's and gender studies coordinator, at sbwhite@nccu.edu.

On April 9, beginning at 12 p.m., the NCCU Department of Jazz Studies will co-host JazzGirls Day for middle and high school girls interested in playing jazz. The event will include jam sessions, workshops, mentoring and an evening concert. To register, visit https://bit.ly/JazzGirlsDayNC.  For more information, please contact Lenora Helm Hammonds, DMA, associate professor of jazz studies, at lhelm@nccu.edu.

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