The African and African-American Studies Research Center is sponsoring a Celebration of War, Peace, and the African Diaspora: Commitment and Social Activism for Black History Month, 2018. This celebration includes lectures by Prof. Wallace Bullock, Bregamos Theatre, (Feb. 1, 4:00-5:30 SSB #101) and Prof. Peter J. Bloom, UC Santa Barbara (February 8, 4:00-5:30, SSB #101). Also included in these activities is the annual AAASRC Dance and Drumming Workshop with Gene Perry at the Atkinson Pavilion, Faculty Club. Other activities include the film screening of “War Witch” directed by Kim Nguyen followed by a panel Chaired by Provost Ivan Evans, Thursday, February 15. Black History Month concludes with the scholarship Brunch sponsored by the UJIMA Network. This culminating activity brings together all of the groups participating in Black History Month.