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April 4, 2018

CIC to Host Free Screening of Black Panther for Department Members

The Committee for an Inclusive Community will be hosting a free screening of the recent smash hit Black Panther for psychology department members in honor of of Black History and Women’s Heritage Month. This screening is a gracious reward provided by the CIC for our department reaching the highest ever response rate for the annual Climate Survey (the results of which are published in the annual CIC newsletter). This year, 90% of our department completed the survey!

Thank you to everyone who completed the survey, and to the CIC for hosting this event.

 

EVENT DETAILS

Movie date – Movie Date:  Sunday, April 8th, 11am (seating opens at 10:30am)

RSVP – RSVP required. See the CIC department-wide email for instructions on how to RSVP.

Location – See the CIC department-wide email for location.

About Black Panther – Black Panther is not just a superhero movie but is a movie that explores issues of identity. Its themes challenge institutional bias and oppressors.  The movie provides powerful narratives of experiences people of color and women have faced though history. It represents the importance of representation in our culture. The movie has made great strides in the entertainment industry in many ways – it is one of the first megabudget movies to have an African American director and predominantly black cast.  This article in Time describes more of the ways this movie represents an important milestone and the power and narratives behind it.