Charlie Billingsley  and Von Ross partner on creating the exhibit

Artists celebrate Black womanhood, presence and connectedness

Feb. 9, 2024

A new exhibition at the CU Art Museum through July 13 was created by socially engaged artists-in-residence to honor Black girls and women.

Zayd Atkinson

This is [Not] Who We Are—a film screening Feb. 8

Feb. 6, 2024

In honor of Black History Month, join a screening of This is [Not] Who We Are, which explores the gap between Boulder’s self-image and the more complex lived experiences—both historical and contemporary—of its Black citizens. The event is a partnership with Colorado Law, the Black Law Students Association, the CAAAS and the Leeds School of Business.

Audience watching a movie

Black culture through cinema—10 films not to miss

Feb. 2, 2024

The International Film Series, in partnership with the CAAAS, is celebrating Black History Month with films rich in cultural influence, artistic merit and powerful messages. The program aims to provide a varied selection of voices.

Artwork depicting shabbat

‘Know Your Nosh’ exhibition on Jewish food opens

Jan. 24, 2024

The fifth installment of the Embodied Judaism exhibit series, “Know Your Nosh: Food, Jewishness & Identity,” now on view at the Norlin Library, explores the significance of food and agriculture for Jewish religious, cultural, national and political identities.

Artwork from the new The Coloradans and Our Shared Environment in Times of Challenge and Change exhibition

Celebrate a new exhibit on campus—opening reception Jan. 18

Jan. 16, 2024

An art exhibit will be on view through Feb. 24. Involving climate scientists and artists from across rural and urban Colorado, it tells the story of how Coloradans are experiencing the interrelated challenges of fire and drought, as well as water and air quality, in their communities.

A dancer in a white flowing dress on stage with large red flower shapes.

‘Alice’ production is a trip—Jan. 20

Jan. 5, 2024

MOMIX, a multimedia, illusionist dance company, will summon the psychedelic spirit of Lewis Carroll in its production of “Alice,” brought to campus by CU Presents.

Reiland Rabaka, La'Keisha Anderson and Alazar Gebremichael

Celebrate 1st anniversary of CAAAS Day—Feb. 1

Jan. 3, 2024

In 2023, Colorado Governor Jared Polis proclaimed the first day of Black History Month each year as the Center for African and African American Studies Day. This anniversary event is open to the public and its original location has been moved to the Glenn Miller Ballroom.

Designs representing African royalty and regalia

African royalty fashion show to take center stage Dec. 9

Dec. 5, 2023

Dress to impress and join the African Student Association for its first African Royalty Fashion Show, a night of culture meant to educate, enlighten and embrace African elegance and diversity.

Table with red, green and black candles; fresh fruit and wrapped presents

You’re invited: Kwanzaa celebration Dec. 5

Nov. 27, 2023

Join the Center for African & African American Studies for a Kwanzaa celebration honoring the rich traditions of the Nguzo Saba—the seven principles of Kwanzaa, which emphasize family, community and culture.

A Queer Endeavor group

Campus debut of film about LGBTQ+ students’ experiences set for Oct. 23

Oct. 19, 2023

The Center for Student Involvement and A Queer Endeavor, a nationally renowned center for gender and sexuality in the ̨ͼⱦ School of Education, are co-hosting a screening and discussion about the path-breaking documentary, “Reclaiming the Narrative: A Documentary About LGBTQ+ Students.”

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