To celebrate Black History Month, Fordham is offering a variety of events and programs on the Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses. Some programs are also offered virtually.

*This is a working list. It will be updated as new events are planned.

Week 1: Jazz & Hip-Hop
Sponsored by WFUV

As part of WFUV’s month-long celebration of pioneering Black musicians, they’ve asked emerging young artists in an array of genres, including Ghanaian-Australian singer and rapper Genesis Owusu and fast-rising country star Brittney Spencer, to write about the “Five Essential Albums” that have inspired their own journeys. You can find these features at throughout the month of February. 

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

  • Guest Speaker Moses Harper, 7 p.m., Zoom

Thursday, February 3, 2022

  • Black History Month Lecture with Tina Campt, 6 p.m., Zoom
    • Fordham’s Department of African and African American Studies is pleased to invite you to our Annual Black History Month Lecture. This year’s speaker is Professor Tina Campt (Brown University), presenting her new book A Black Gaze: Artists Changing How We See.
  • Kahoot Trivia night, Rose Hill

Week 2: Blues, Rock, & Country
Sponsored by WFUV

Monday, February 7, 2022

  • Movie Night, Rose Hill

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

  • Black Culture Celebration, 6 – 8 p.m., Lincoln Center
    • McMahon 109

Thursday, February 10, 2022

  • The History of Black Beauty – A View from Brazil, 12 – 1 p.m., Zoom
    • Historian and prominent black feminist Giovana Xavier (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) talks with Yuko Miki about the history of Black beauty. This event will be in English and have an audience Q&A.

Week 3: Funk, Soul, and R&B (Reggae)
Sponsored by WFUV

This week, WFUV News will be exploring New York City parks named in honor of legendary Black music artists, from Betty Carter to Gil Scott-Heron. Listen to these reports in the 7:54 a.m. and 4:54 p.m. newscasts. 

Monday, February 14, 2022

  • Valentines Day Event, Rose Hill

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Friday, February 18, 2022

  • Black History Month Trivia, 3 – 5 p.m., Lincoln Center
    • McNally Hall

Week 4: Pop
Sponsored by WFUV

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Thursday, February 24, 2022

  • Love Your Hair Panel, 11 a.m., Zoom
  • Love Your Hair Expo, 12 – 2 p.m., Lincoln Center Indoor Plaza

Monday, February 28, 2022

  • Diaspora Event, Rose Hill