Each term African and African American Studies sponsors the Angelina Weld Grimké lecture series and at least one additional event or lecture.

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Angelina Weld Grimké (February 27, 1880 – June 10, 1958) was the first African American female student to attend the Carleton Academy, a preparatory school that was a part of the college campus from 1866 to 1906.  She went on to be an American journalist, teacher, playwright and poet who came to prominence during the Harlem Renaissance; she was one of the first African-American women to have a play publicly performed.  A list of previous Grimke Lectures can be found here.


Feb 8

Prison Reform Week: Screening and discussion of documentary "Girl Trouble"

From site: Black Student Alliance

Screening and discussion of the documentary "Girl Trouble". This documentary examines the personal stories of three teenage girls entangled in San Francisco's juvenile justice system. Snacks will be provided. This is part of BSA's Prison Reform Week.

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
6:00 – 8:00 pm / Leighton 305

Sponsored by Black Student Alliance. Contact: Raymond R. Nelson