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Middle States Briefing Sessions

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March 6: Journalist Steve Roberts Speaks, Montgomery County and Immigration

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Donations Needed for the Women's and Gender Studies Silent Auction

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Professor Janet Saros Inducted as an Honorary Member of the Eta Sigma Delta Honor Society

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Last Week for the Open Gallery's Exhibition "Anthropogenic" by Artist Selin Balci

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Screening of Eye-opening Opioid Film "Written Off" Feb. 27

Celebrate Black History Month with the Lifelong Learning Institute!

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Category: It's Academic

Published: 2018-02-26 00:00:01.000

Join instructors, Dr. Regennia Williams and Bernard Siler, J.D. in celebrating African Americans who helped shape America through history, music, and popular culture.

Ella and Lena: 100 Years with The First Ladies of Vocal Jazz
In conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution's 2017 focus on women's influence on the Mid-Atlantic jazz scene and the history of jazz in America. You will explore the public careers, musical legacies, and family histories of these two very famous and very different performing artists.
Course: LLI168 6 Hours
$35 + $69 fee = $104; NMR add $120
Westfield South 306D
CRN#: 35599 3 Sessions Wed.
2/21-3/7 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Regennia Williams

African American Military Heroes of the Civil War
You will explore the role of African Americans during the Civil War, including how slaves, former slaves, and freedman came to be fighting in the Union Army and Navy. You will learn of individual African Americans who stood out in the endeavor to reunite the country and free themselves and their brethren.
Course: LLI997 8 Hours
$50 + $75 fee = $125; NMR add $120
Rockville Campus TC215
CRN#: 35705 4 Sessions Tues.
2/27-3/20 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Last class will meet in the field. Location to be
announced by instructor.
Instructor: Bernard Siler

For additional courses, including the Listen Up Series: From Gospel to Liturgical Jazz and From Rhythm & Blues to Fusion, Funk, and Latin Jazz; and The Jazz Age and The Harlem Renaissance, please visit

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