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Events

 

 SPRING 2013

 

Wednesdays & Thursdays

TUTORING @ UNITY HOUSE

Spanish Tutor, 4:00pm - 6:00pm MONDAYS

Spanish Tutor, 10:30am - 1:00pm WEDNESDAYS

Spanish Tutor, 1:30pm - 4:30pm THURSDAYS

 

Meetings 

Asian Sa, 5:30pm - 6:45pm MONDAYS

ASA, 7:00pm - 9:00pm MONDAYS

BSU, 7:00am - 9:00pm WEDNESDAYS

ULS, 7:00pm - 9:00pm THURSDAYS


Saturday, May 10th

ALANA Graduation

@ Unity House

 


Past Events

 

 

Tuesday, April 29th

 

Destress 9:00am-12:00pm

 

7:00pm-10:00pm @ Unity House

 

Tuesday, April 22nd

 

French Club International Game Night

 

6:00pm-9:00pm @ Unity House

 

 

Friday, April 18th

 

Hillel Passover Dinner

 

6:00pm-8:00pm @ Unity House

 

 

Tuesday, April 15th

 

Tiara's Spa Night

 

7:00pm-10:00pm @ Unity House

 

Time to Talk

A conversation with former Black Panther and civil rights activist.

Light refreshments

2:00pm @ UNITY HOUSE

 

Friday, February 28th

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Breakfast

Keynote Speaker: Doctor Carlos Muñoz

$25 Faculty, Staff, Public; $10 Students

Tickets available in the Office of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

8:30am @ Woodland Commons

 

Frederick Douglass: In the Shadow of Slavery

A one-man adventure showcasing the complexities of American

and New Bedford history starring Mel Johnson Jr.

8:00pm @ Zeiterion

For tickets, visit www.zeiterion.org

Transportation is available! The Dart Van will leave the Unity House at 7pm and 7:30pm.

 

Tuesday, February 25th *NEW DATE*

De-Stress Yourself Day

Complimentary massages.

Light refreshments.

9:00am - 3:00pm @ UNITY HOUSE

Sign up at the Unity House

 

Saturday, February 22nd

Black History Month Show

Celebrate UMass Dartmouth students.

5:30pm @ Main Autitorium

 

Thursday, February 20th

Griot's Corner: Film Screening and Open Mic

Poetry, Music, Conversation & Soul 

SCREENING: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 

with a discussion facilitated by Black Studies student, Olivia Ekeh

Open Mic to Follow

Light Refreshments

6:30pm @ UNITY HOUSE

 

Wednesday, February 19th

Dinner at Unity House

Celebrate the history of our Frederick Douglass Unity House.

5:00pm @ UNITY HOUSE

RSVP by Feb 12: DMoore@umassd.edu

 

Wednesday, February 12th

African American Read-In

Readers share poetry and readings from their favorite African-American Authors

Light Refreshments

10:00am - 3:00pm @ LARTS-Atrium

 

Monday, February 10th

Black-Owned Businesses Day

Shop at black-owned businesses selling art, jewelry, and other cultural items.

10:00am - 3:00pm @ Campus Center

  

Sunday, February 9th

14th Annual Frederick Douglass Community Read-a-thon

Sponsored by the New Bedford Historical Society.

2:00pm - 6:00pm @ First Unitarian 

 

Wednesday, February 5th

Chancellor's Colloquium

So, What Do You Do... exactly...?:

Confessions of a Polymath.

A performance/lecture by Prof. Morgan Peters aka "DaPhunkee Professor"

5:00pm - 7:00pm @ Woodland Commons

 

Tuesday, February 4th

Black History Month 2014 Opening

"Now You See It, Now You Don't! The Sweet Enchantment

of Post-Racial Racism in Contemporary America"

Presented by by Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

11:00am - 1:00pm @ LIB-Grand Reading Room

Reception

1:30pm @ UNITY HOUSE

 

Saturday, February 1st

The Watsons Go to Birmingham

A family traveling to Alabama to visit grandparents ends up on the front lines of the 1963 Civil Rights Movement.

Sponsored by the New Bedford Historical Society

Free showing

2:00pm - 5:00pm @ Whaling Museum Theatre

 

Monday, December 9th

De-Stress Day

Stop in for a bit of relaxation with FREE chair massages.

Must sign up in advance at the Unity House. Hurry, appointments go fast!!

9:00am - 12:00pm @ UNITY HOUSE

 

Thursdays, October 31st - December 5th

Unity House and Residential Education present... 

Progressive Salsa Instruction with Mambo Pa Ti Dance Company

Sign up to reserve your spot in the Unity House! Lessons are Free

5:00pm - 6:30pm @ Cedar Dell South Community Center

 

Thursday, December 5th

Griot's Corner:Kwanzaa Celebration: Recognizing the Nguzo Saba

FOOD - MUSIC - KNOWLEDGE - WISDOM - UNDERSTANDING - CULTURE - OPEN MIC

"A Glimpse into Gullah Culture" presentation by Olivia Ekeh

Ms. Ekeh will be presenting from her Black Studies Capstone seminar research into the history, culture

and geographic region of the Gullah culture in South Carolina. Ms. Ekeh is a Senior, History Major/Black Studies Minor. 

All are invited to participate in theOpen Mic following the formal program.

6:30pm @ UNITY HOUSE

 

Monday, November 25th

De-Stress Day

Stop in for a bit of relaxation with FREE chair massages.

Must sign up in advance at the Unity House. Hurry, appointments go fast!!

9:00am - 12:00pm @ UNITY HOUSE

 

Thursday, November 21st

Unity House and Black Studies present... 

Voices From the Cedars

Discussion about Native American History, focusing on Columbus Day

and Thanksgiving from a Native lens. All are invited to participate in the

Open Mic following the formal program.

6:00pm - 9:00pm @ UNITY HOUSE

 

Wednesday, November 20th

Native American Heritage Month Film Series Matinee

"We Shall Remain: Wounded Knee"

Bring your lunch and join us in the Unity House!

12:00pm @ UNITY HOUSE

 

Wednesday, November 19th

Speakout about Leadership

With Chestnut Hall

7:00pm @ UNITY HOUSE

 

Thursday, November 14th

Salsa Lesson with Mambo Pa Ti

5:00pm @ UNITY HOUSE

 

Wednesday, November 13th

Native American Heritage Month Film Series Matinee

"We Shall Remain: Trail of Tears"

Bring your lunch and join us in the Unity House!

12:00pm @ UNITY HOUSE

 

Tuesday, November 12th

Salsa Lesson with Mambo Pa Ti

5:00pm @ UNITY HOUSE

 

Tuesday, November 12th

Study Abroad Opportunity to CHINA

Information session with Professor Brian McFarlane

3 major cities: Beijing, Shanghai, and Wuzhen

3:30pm @ UNITY HOUSE

 

Saturday, November 9th

Indian Student Association presents: 

Diwali Night

5:00pm @ Campus Center

 

Thursday, October 24th

Screening "Pinero"

Discussing Nuyorican Movement

6:30 @ THE UNITY HOUSE

 

Saturday, October 19th

2nd Annual Hope for Haiti 5k walk

$15 ENTRY FEE BEFORE 10/15 (register online at www.active.com)

$20 Day of walk ($15 with donation of non-battery toy or backpack)

$10 for students and children under 16 ($7 with donation of non-battery toy or backpack)

Each registrant will receive 3 raffle tickets. First 100 registrants receive hand crafted art from Haiti

Registration 8:30am @ OUTSIDE ATHLETICS COMPLEX

Walking starts 9:30AM

QUESTIONS: HOPEFORHAITI@LIVE.COM

 

Thursday, October 17th

Unity House presents... Michael Reyes

"WE ARE"

Engaging, Progressive, Inspiring, Poetry, Hip Hop, Spoken Word 

Michael Reyes will focus on the cultural and historical identity of Latinos in the United States,

to include contemporary themes such as immigration, multiculturalism, and higher education.

3:00pm - 4:30pm @ The Unity House

 

Tuesday, October 15th

CVSA hosting Passada 101

8:00pm @ THE UNITY HOUSE

 

 

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