February 2013
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Upcoming Events
  • The Department of Theatre Arts presents I Too Sing America: The Life and Poetry of Langston Hughes: Ira Aldridge Theater, Feb. 27–28, March 1–2 and March 6–9 at 7:30pm; March 2 and 9 at 2:30pm. Tickets range from $7 to $17. The play is directed by Raymond O. Caldwell; musical direction, Bert Cross II; and choreographer, Sandra Holloway.

  • 61st Annual Charles Eaton Burch Lecture: Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat delivers this year’s lecture, Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel, Feb. 28, 3:30-5:00 pm, free; open to University community and public.

  • Celebrating 50 years of the Ph.D. program in English at HU: Symposium highlighting the contributions that Howard scholars have made historically and contemporarily to the field of literary studies, March 7, in the Browsing Room, Founders Library, from 9:00am to 6:00pm. Confirmation of intent to attend needed, Gregory Hampton, Ph.D., ghampton@howard.edu.

  • 146th Charter Day Convocation: March 8, 11 a.m., Cramton Auditorium.

  • 89th Charter Day Dinner: March 9, 6 p.m., Washington Hilton. For more information, visit www.howard.edu/charterday.

  • Spring Break: March 10-16, Howard University will operate under a limited campus closure.

  • The 2013 Symposium on U.S. Healthcare at Howard University: April 10, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the Blackburn Center. Attendees and speakers from health professions will focus on minority health disparities; building the capacity to combat issues through education, research and community leadership; and ways to establish a pipeline for minorities in STEM careers. Louis Sullivan, M.D., former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, will deliver the keynote speech. The event is free and open to the public, although registration is required. To register, visit http://bit.ly/12CJmJZ.
  • 145th Commencement: May 11, 11 am. For more information, visit www.howard.edu/secretary/convocations/commencement/2013/.

  • “Barack Obama: The First Term” Exhibit: The exhibit has been extended to run through May 31st in the Moorland-Spingarn Gallery in Founders Library; open daily, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday. Curated by Howard Dodson, director of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, and presented in conjunction with the Howard University Libraries, the White House Photo Office and the Howard University Obama Inaugural Commemorative Committee. Admission to the exhibit is free.
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