WELCOME TO THE BCC
The Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center welcomes our new and returning students for the Fall Semester of 2016. We hope this academic year will be both successful and exciting for our entire Vanderbilt community. Please come by the Center early and often as your time permits for interesting cultural programming, great food, and fellowship. Also, visit this site often for programming announcements and updates throughout the year.
next at the BCC…
Friday, Oct 21st
Conversation Dore to Dore
BCC Auditorium • 3-4PM
Student organizations will update alumni on their campus organizations and discuss possible alumni involvement as well as the current campus climate and meet/greet alumni. Refreshments served.
AVBA Business Meeting • BCC Auditorium • 4-5PM
Voices of Praise Family Reunion Concert
5-5:30PM • Fellowship
5:30PM • Concert
Saturday, Oct 22nd
BCC Auditorium • 4:30PM
Carolyn’s Catering Served
TSU vs. Vanderbilt • 6:30PM
Sunday, October 23rd
3:30 PM •McGugin Center
(Reception at 3:00 PM)
BREAKING THE GLASS CEILING
Women in Athletics Leadership
7:00 PM • Student Life Center
Crawford Lecture featuring
Senior Vice President, College Networks and Programming for SEC Network
ILENS Feature: In My Father’s House
Monday, October 24th • 7:30 PM
The film explores identity and legacy in an African-American family as Grammy award-winning rapper Che ‘Rhymefest’ Smith and his long-lost father reconnect and try to build a new future in Chicago’s South Side. The film offers a probing take on memory and identity as it tracks Che and father’s shared journey to create a new legacy for themselves, their community and the next generation of family.
Stopping Institutional Racism in New Zealand
with Dr. Heather Came
Tuesday, October 25th • 12 Noon
BCC Auditorium • Lunch provided
Dr. Heather Came is a seventh generation Pākehā New Zealander who grew up on Ngātiwai land. She has worked for nearly 25 years in health promotion and public health and has a long involvement in social justice activism. Heather is a founding member of STIR: Stop Institutional Racism, a fellow of the Health Promotion Forum, and an active member of Tāmaki Tiriti Workers. She currently embraces life as an activist scholar. She is a Senior Lecturer and Head of Teaching and Learning at the School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies within the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand. Co-sponsored with the Black Cultural Center.