A stepshow and several lectures and discussions are slated for February, to mark Black History Month.
• Feb. 4, Lecture: “The Civil War in Modern Eyes” by Dr. Thomas J. Brown, University of South Carolina. 7 p.m. Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House. Sponsored by University Libraries.
• Feb. 6, Performance: The 10th Annual NC Challenge Stepshow. 7 p.m. Aycock Auditorium. Advance tickets: $7/UNCG students, $10/non-UNCG students. Day-of-event tickets: $10/UNCG students, $15/non-UNCG students. Tickets can be purchased at the UNCG Box Office in EUC or by calling 4-4849. Tickets may be purchased the day of the event at Aycock Auditorium. Sponsored by UNCG’s Rho Beta Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
• Feb. 9, Discussion Forum: Conversations with the Community to discuss Barack Obama’s autobiography, “Dreams from my Father.” 6 p.m. Kirkland Room, EUC. Sponsored by the African American Studies Program.
• Feb. 10, Lecture: “Female Rappers and Their Gods” by Dr. Ebony Utley, assistant professor of communication studies at California State University, Long Beach. 3 p.m. Ferguson Building Auditorium. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
• Feb. 18, Lecture: “Did Abe Lincoln Really Free the Slaves?” by Dr. Paul Finkelman, Albany School of Law. 7 p.m. Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House. Sponsored by University Libraries.
• Feb. 26, Event: Sleepout for the Homeless. 8 p.m. until morning. UNCG Fountain. Sponsored by UNCG’s Rho Beta Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Chapter members will sleep outside to raise awareness about homelessness and collect clothing donations for the Greensboro Urban Ministry.
• March 4, Lecture: “‘Help Me to Find My People’: Searching for Family After Slavery Ended” by Dr. Heather Williams, UNC Chapel Hill. 7 p.m. Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House. Sponsored by University Libraries.