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Rockville Black/African-American History Month Events THIS WEEK!

Category: College/Campus News

Published: Feb 7 2011 12:00AM

The week of February 7 the following events will be taking place on the Rockville Campus to celebrate Black and African-American History Month:

<b>TODAY - Monday, February 7</b>
* Manding Djembe with Amadou Kouyate
4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Music Building (MU), Room 124
Description: Manding Djali, performer, composer, and scholar, Amadou Kouyate will lead an African drumming workshop focused on the djembe. Drums will be provided and all levels of experience are welcome. Please feel free to bring your own djembe. This event is FREE and open to the public.
For more information about this event please contact Professor Dawn Avery at or (240) 567-5035.

<b>Thursday, February 10</b>
* The Impact of Cultural Diversity and Multiculturalism on Teaching and Learning
9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Theatre Arts (TA) Arena
Description: This workshop will include information about the implementation of a new curricula unit in the Delaware Public Schools. Delaware's Teacher of the Year Mr. Joseph Masiello will discuss the impact that his Fulbright experiences in Japan and England have had on his teaching and how last summer's teaching experience in earthquake-ravaged Haiti changed his life. This program is sponsored by the Montgomery College School of Education in partnership with Rockville Student Development.
For more information about this event please contact Professor Ever Grier at or (240) 567-7648.

* The 'N' Word
11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Student Activity Center, Campus Center (CC), Room 015
Description: Why does it generate such powerful emotion? Who gets to use it, and who doesn't? How should we view it among the various issues confronting the black community? For more information about this event please contact Dr. Alonzo Smith at or (240) 567-7283 or Dr. John Riedl at or (240) 567-7284.

* Workshop: Native and African-American Music with Dawn Avery and Larry Mitchell
1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Music Recital Hall
Description: Grammy winning producer and guitarist Larry Mitchell joins Grammy and NAMA nominated cellist, vocalist, and song-writer Dawn Avery in a workshop/performance of contemporary music from their new CD entitled, OUR FIRE. Using classical cello, blues guitar, and ambient guitar pads with jazz and folk sensibilities this duo creates a new genre of music becoming prominent in the Native American contemporary arena. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information about this event please contact Professor Dawn Avery at or (240) 567-5035.

* Workshop: American Rock and Blues with Grammy-Award Winning Larry Mitchell
7:30pm. Music Recital Hall
Award winning electric guitarist and producer, Larry Mitchell will give a guitar clinic and performance. His generosity of spirit is demonstrated in versatile technique and powerful guitar pads. Having toured with Tracy Chapman, Ric Ocasek, and Ellis Hooks, he endorses Ibanez and D'Addario and has made several solos albums. For more information about this event please contact Professor Dawn Avery at or (240) 567-5035.

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