Thursday, February 21, 2013
Free and open to the public, her lecture takes place Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. in the Cosby Academic Center Auditorium at Spelman.
Professor, political analyst and author, Melissa Harris-Perry, Ph.D., will examine the personal and political effects of stereotypes on Black women when she lectures on the theme "More than a Vote: Women’s Struggle for Full Citizenship." Part of the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Distinguished Lecture Series, Harris-Perry will delve deeper into the issues raised in her book Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America (Yale 2011), where she explores the impact of negative race and gender images on the political perspective, participation and rights of Black women. Free and open to the public, her lecture takes place Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. in the Cosby Academic Center Auditorium at Spelman. Harris-Perry will also sign copies of her …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art has opened the doors of its collection storage to friends and champions of the institution, who have in turn, helped to create the upcoming exhibition, “Multiple Choice: Perspectives on the Spelman College Collection
Thursday, January 31, 2013
In recognition of its 10th anniversary, the Spelman College WISDOM Center will kick off a year-long series of initiatives under the banner, “A Legacy of Women in Transformational Ministry,” Feb. 1-3, 2013.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Jens Korndörfer, organist at First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, will perform in concert as part of the Spelman College Harreld-James Organ Recital Series, Sunday, Jan. 27, at 4 p.m.
Sunday, January 13, 2013
The next, "A Day in Your Life" Event at Spelman College is January 28th.
High School students, or anyone for that matter, who are interested in attending Spelman College are urged to attend their next "A Day in Your Life" event. On January 28th, students will learn more about the student life, and parents "will have an opportunity to talk with representatives about housing and the financial aid process." Register now for the upcoming event and read the school's description below. You’ve heard about the campus, our faculty and the sisterhood. Now, we invite all high school juniors, seniors, and their parents to come and experience firsthand the excitement our students live every day. During ADIYL, you will have an opportunity to meet the young women of Spelman, and witness the rich diversity of backgrounds and …
Friday, December 28, 2012
The 50-member choir has launched a video campaign for a performance slot at the 2013 Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 21, 2013.
Hoping to get the same reaction from President Barack Obama and the nation, that they have already recieved from Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey, the 50-member Spelman choir has launched a video campaign with the goal of securing a performance slot at the 2013 Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 21, 2013. “The Glee Club initiated this campaign because we believe our song expresses the core of what Obama's presidency is all about – hope, change and forward movement,” said Kevin Johnson, director, Spelman College Glee Club. “We believe that our presence at the 57th Inauguration of the President of the United States is a fitting example of the energy, vitality and seriousness of the young people who played such a vital role in this election…
Monday, December 3, 2012
“Black Women and the Wellness Revolution: Why We Can’t Wait.” Part of the “Hot Topics” speaker series, presented by the Spelman College Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement on December 6th.
Whether it is diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, breast cancer or stroke, Black women are more likely to suffer from these ailments and die from them at an earlier age when compared to women of other ethnicities. In the midst of the holiday season, when it’s challenging to maintain a healthy lifestyle, leading experts will gather at Spelman College to address, “Black Women and the Wellness Revolution: Why We Can’t Wait.” Part of the “Hot Topics” speaker series, presented by the Spelman College Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement, this panel discussion will delve into major health issues affecting African-American women. Experts will provide practical information on what women can do to eliminate poor health and fitness …
Monday, November 12, 2012
Moderated by Cynthia Neal Spence, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology at Spelman College, this panel discussion will address violence against women.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Children of all ages are invited to join the fun and participate in make-and-take hands-on art marking workshops using clay, beads, tissue paper, and recycled materials.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
The Election Day “lock-in” brings together constituents from all of the Atlanta University Center institutions as well as surrounding communities to watch and give immediate reaction to the results of the 2012 Presidential race.