College of Social and Behavioral Sciences February Film Series Program

02/07/2013 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM

Dr. James Burnett, assistant professor of sociology in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, presents the film, "About More Than a Month", one man's quest to end Black History Month becomes a humorous and provocative look at race in "post-racial" America. The documentary is about whether Black History Month should be ended? this question is explored by African-American filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman as he embarks on a cross-country campaign in the United States. The documentary is amusing and thought-provoking. "More Than a Month" examines what the treatment of history tells us about race and power in contemporary america. Following the documentary, a discussion will be hosted by Dr. Burnett.

The program is in the Honda Lecture Hall in the Lewis and Jean Moore Center for Mathematics and Science, on Thursday, Febrary 7, 2013 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.