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Spelman College

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Spelman's primarily female student body follows in the impressive footsteps of such esteemed alums as Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color Purple Alice Walker.

Spelchella: Music Festival

Saturday April 6, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Venue: Suites Amphitheater The Spelman College Glee Club presents Spelchella: Music Festival on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 12 - 3p. This outdoor event will take place on the campus of Spelman College on the Suites Amphitheater. This festival will include live performances, DJ, Games, Food Trucks...
Cost: Free

Park Pride's Park Design Workshop

Friday July 22, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Park Pride's Park Design Workshop is an event for all park enthusiasts looking to help beautify their park. Participants will gain basic knowledge of planting design, a planting plan that will address their site of interest, and a fuller understanding of the process required to implement the design.
Cost: $5

15th Annual Toni Cade Bambara Scholar-Activism Conference

Thursday March 31, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
The Spelman College Women’s Research and Resource Center will present its 15th Annual Toni Cade Bambara Scholar-Activism Conference, “Black Feminist Realness Taking Back Our Minds, Bodies, & Power.”
Cost: Free

Day of Service

Sunday January 17, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Morehouse students participate in community service activities, including: Open Hand Atlanta, Books for Africa, West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, Project Karma, SouthView Cemetery, Call Center with Enroll Atlanta, and Literacy Kits with United Way.
Cost: Free

Dr. Aisha M. Beliso-De JesÃ?s: Electric SanterÃ?a' Author Explores Race, Gender, and the Politics of a Growing Caribbean-Based Religion

Sunday November 22, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Spelman College will host a book talk with Dr. Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús’, author of Electric Santería: Racial and Sexual Assemblages of Transnational Religion.De Jesús, an associate professor of African American Religions at Harvard Divinity School and a cultural-social anthropologist, will di...
Cost: Free

A Conversation with Gloria Steinem and bell hooks

Monday November 16, 2015 07:00 pm EST
The Spelman College Women’s Research and Resource Center hosts a conversation with women’s rights activist and journalist Gloria Steinem and social activist and author bell hooks. Steinem and hooks, both renowned pioneers in the Women’s Rights Movement, will discuss the Movement, and their lit...
Cost: Free

Mickey Guyton Visits Spelman College to Discuss Her Career as a Country Music Artist

Tuesday October 6, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Spelman College will host a conversation with country music artist Mickey Guyton. As one of the few African-American women performing and writing in the genre, Guyton is currently on tour with country music artist Brad Paisley, performing her debut song, “Better Than You Left Me.” Blayne Alexand...
Cost: Free

Spelman College's Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Explores Science Fiction, Empire and the Citizen

Wednesday September 16, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Yale University Professor Hazel Carby, Ph.D., will participate in dialogue across Spelman College’s campus Sept. 17-18, 2015, as part of the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program.Dr. Carby will deliver the keynote lecture “Writing By Hand” Thursday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. Dr. Carby is the Charl...
Cost: Free

Spelman College Research Day Showcases Integrated Learning Experience

Thursday April 16, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Spelman College will host its annual Research Day, which will offer more than 200 Spelman students an opportunity to display their scholarly work and investigative research through oral and poster presentations. Since its inauguration as Science Day in 1989, Research Day has evolved to include prese...
Cost: Free

Spelman College Community Gears Up for Annual 5K Run/Walk April 11

Friday April 10, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
As part of Spelman College’s 2015 Founders Day activities, the community is invited to get moving and exercise at its third annual Wellness Revolution 5K Run/Walk. The 3.1 mile run/walk will take place Saturday, April 11, and will kick-off with check-in/ registration from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. O...
Cost: Free-$15

Kenyetta Festival of Women in Jazz Remembers and Celebrates Nina Simone

Friday March 27, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
The music and civil rights activism of legendary singer/songwriter Nina Simone will be celebrated at the 5th Kenyetta: A Festival of Women in Jazz with a series of presentations, lectures, and musical performances, including a featured concert by the Geri Allen Trio with special guest artist Carmen ...
Cost: Free

Essence College Tour Stops At Spelman College

Thursday October 16, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
The ESSENCE College Tour continues at a campus near you! Students can stop by for a refreshing morning workout with Pretty Girls Sweat, a meet and greet with ESSENCE.com Beauty & Hair Editor Deena Campbell. Take a selfie in our ESSENCE College Tour booth for a chance to become the New Face of Ultra ...
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American Lecture in the History of Religion: The Religions of the American Revolution and Why They Matter

Monday April 7, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Catherine L. Albanese, J. F. Rowny Professor Emerita and Research Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, presents the first lecture in the 2014 American Lecture in the History of Religions series, sponsored by the American Academy of Religion. The theme of the series is In an Amer...
Cost: free

BlabberMouthATL's Choreographer Showcase

Thursday December 5, 2013 07:00 pm EST
BlabberMouth ATL and Spelman College's Assistant Dance Director present a showcase that recognizes Atlanta's budding choreography talent. Intended to start conversations about dance as well as bring to light the density of the choreography pool in Atlanta, this event is sure to be an energetic and e...
Cost: $6

LÃ?naBlou and Trilogie Dance Company Master Classes at Spelman Oct. 7

Sunday October 6, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
LénaBlou and Trilogie Dance Company present three master classes at Spelman College on Oct. 7, 2013. Techni'Ka Dance Master Class: 12 p.m.-1:15 p.m; Acting and Movement Master Class: 3 p.m.-4:15 p.m; and African Diaspora and the World Writers' Circle Roundtable: 4:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m. The classes are ...
Cost: Free

Black Women's Life Balance and Wellness Conference

Friday September 13, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
The Third Annual National Black Women’s Life Balance and Wellness Conference is geared toward black women who are seeking life balance and personal wellness. This year’s conference will be held September 14 – 15 at Spelman College in Atlanta, GA. Join as we explore the theme: Sharing Intergern...
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The Shorties: Five Women, Five Films, Five Stories

Monday April 29, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Spelman College's first film festival featuring works written, produced, and directed by students enrolled in the Advanced Screenwriting II program.
Cost: Free

4th Kenyetta: A Festival of Women in Jazz

Friday April 5, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Spelman College Department of Music presents the fourth Kenyetta Festival of Women in Jazz with performances by the Giwayen Mata Drum Ensemble and Jennifer Bliss in Cosby Academic Center Auditorium on Thursday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. On Friday, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., there will be a series of research pr...
Cost: Free

K.F. Johnson

Thursday October 25, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Local Atlanta author and Spelman College alumnae K.F. Johnson will be signing copies of her latest book, Behind Closed Doors, on Spelman College’s campus during Homecoming Weekend.
Cost: Free

One-Woman Play 'Fighting for the Title' at Spelman College for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Saturday October 6, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
In recognition of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Spelman College presents “Fighting for the Title,” a one-woman musical written, produced and performed by award-winning gospel artist Delores Burgess. In the play, Burgess blends her voice in R&B, gospel and blues style...
Cost: Free

A Weekend with Urban Bush Women presented by Spelman College Department of Drama and Dance in partnership with NBAF

Friday September 21, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Spelman College Department of Drama and Dance in partnership with NBAF (presenters of the National Black Arts Festival) will host “A Weekend with Urban Bush Women” ─ two signature events designed to provide a perspective on the art of dance and the role it has played in activism and creating s...
Cost: Free

Superwomen Recognition Reception

Tuesday March 13, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine and Spelman College invite you to a special recognition reception to honor the 2012 Superwomen. This year's honorees are: Rosalind G. Brewer, Shan Cooper, Lisa Gordon, and Myrna White.
Cost: Free

Historic Summit Explores Difference, Inclusivity, Gender and Sexual Politics at HBCUs

Friday April 29, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Nine historically black colleges and universities will gather at Spelman College for the historic summit, “Facilitating Campus Climates of Pluralism, Inclusivity, and Progressive Change at HBCUs,” to examine institutional climate issues around diversity, inclusion, gender and sexuality at HBCUs. The...
Cost: Free
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