Black History Month - 2018 Kinfolk Summit:

"Hearth - Queen's Conversation"


February is Black History Month and three – part workshop series, entitled “2018 Kinfolk Summit” has been planned to celebrate Black History Month. The Kinfolk Summit is a student led initiative within the Intercultural Development Program, that aims to foster equity and inclusion with the UBCO campus community.            

The first workshop "Queen's Conversation," will include a panel discussion of female students who are leaders in their own right. The panel members consist of Ashleigh Giffen, Dia, Rebecca Tenna and Valentina Ryigimba and mediated by Lolia Tamuno. The panel will discuss the complexities of race and revitalization through creativity.

This event will take place on February 8 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm in the ARTS ATRIUM. Appetizers and refreshments will be provided. 








Black History Month - 2018 Kinfolk Summit:

"Intersectionality and (Un)conventional Identities of Blackness"



We are honored to have Guest Speaker Rawle James join us in deconstructing commonly held notions of what denotes "conventional blackness." We will explore the origins of black racial identity and discover how students of color can develop their understandings of identity to further help them navigate the post colonial landscape

This workshop will take place on February 22 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM at the UNC 106

Appetizers and refreshments provided.


Appetizers and refreshments provided.














Black History Month - 2018 Kinfolk Summit: I'm willing to learn            

The final event "I am willing to learn,"  will include a theatrical performance by the quartet aptly named ‘Kinfolk’. The performance will take place in the UBCO theatre and will explore the themes of self-love and empowerment through a fusion of poetry, drama, spoken word and music.


This event will take place on February 23 from 7:00PM to 9:00PM IN ADM 026