IU Northwest celebrates Black History Month with lecture, performance

Author/professor to analyze ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’

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Tim Askew

Indiana University Northwest’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs invites the campus and community to celebrate Black History Month with a discussion of the song, “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 24 in the Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium, located in the Savannah Center.

Tim Askew is a professor at Clark Atlanta University and author of “Cultural Hegemony and African American Patriotism: An Analysis of the Song, ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’.”

Askew will discuss the song, followed by a performance by the Sanctuary Choir Ensemble from St. Timothy Community Church in Gary.

Seating is limited. For reservations, contact Tierra Jackson at (219) 980-6596 or jacksoti@iun.edu.

About Indiana University Northwest

As one of seven Indiana University campuses, IU Northwest leads the region as the premier, urban campus dedicated to serving the needs of nearly 6,000 students from the state’s most diverse and industrialized region. Committed to helping its local Northwest Indiana communities thrive, IU Northwest is best-known for providing a personal, quality and affordable education close to home. IU Northwest positions its students to be leaders with more than 70 undergraduate, graduate and pre-professional degree options available from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest, which actively involves students in research and local healthcare needs through its four-year medical doctorate program. For more information, visit www.iun.edu.

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