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Heritage Months

Black History Month

Please join us for one or all of the events, and help support black culture on the University of Denver campus.

For more information on each campus event, if you have an event you would like to be featured on the calendar or if you would like to serve on a future Heritage Month planning committee, please contact

Campus Events

The following events will occur during the month of February in celebration of Black History Month.

list of black history month events

Feb 2, 2017- Black Women Lead Summit Kick Off with Djuan Trent – (CLIE QSA & BW-LEAD Summit) - 6:00 pm, Q & A at 7:00 pm, Driscoll Gallery

Feb 2, 2017 - "We Speak" Talent Show/Open Mic Night at 8:00pm – Subway Pub (Black Student Alliance Event)

Feb 3, 2017 – BW Lead Summit (CME) 8am-5pm

Feb 4, 2017 Celebration of Black History Month at the DU Men's Basketball vs. Fort Wayne
Reception starts at 2:30 pm, tip off at 4

Feb 8, 2017 The Crisis in Black Education: Reflections on DU, Denver, and the Nation, Driscoll Gallery, 2:30pm-4pm (ODI)

Feb 9, 2017 – Black Actors Guild Performance – CANCELLED

BSA will still be coming together in community in the Subway Pub at 7:00pm

Feb 11, 2017 – Spirituals Project Concert (Newman) SOLD OUT

Feb 11-12, 2017 – CME Sisterhood Retreat for African American Women (CME)

Feb 16, 2017 - Race in the Classroom:
An interactive Theatre Experience on Creating a More Inclusive Classroom – Race in the Classroom Session using interactive theatre (12noon-1:30pm, AAC, Special Events room) ODI

Feb 17, 2017 13th Film Screening – Black Graduate Student Association, Center on Human Rights Education, Human Trafficking Center
5 p -8 p , Korbel 5025

Feb 22, 2017 – Black Male Luncheon (for African American men) CME & ODI, location, time TBD

Feb 23, 2017 – "Talented 10th" Spoken Word (Black Student Alliance Event) – location & date TBD

Celebration of Black History Month -Conversation with Chancellor Chopp and Dean Chrite
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m Cableland – 4150 E Shangri La Dr. - Denver, CO 80246

Feb 24, 2017 Taste of Africa – Black Graduate Student Association, African Students United –time & location TBD

Feb 28, 2017 Afro Punk Pizza Party – Black Graduate Student Association – time & location TBD

Community Events

We will post events and opportunities as we identify them.


The Center for Multicultural Excellence coordinates Black and African American Services at the University of Denver with a mission to foster support, outreach, cultural events and activities as they pertain to DU's Black population.