showcases poetry, speakers, culture
Monday, Feb. 14
Respect Week Kickoff
2 p.m. Student Center atrium. Sponsored by Respect Week Committee.
“Love Is …”
8 p.m. Ponder the many meanings of love during a night of self-expression featuring poetry, spoken word and performances. Refreshments will be served. Mitten Hall, Owl Cove. Respect Week event. Sponsored by Student Activities.
Movie: “The Breakfast Club”: (Feb. 14–17)
Monday–Wednesday: 2:45, 5 and 8 p.m. Thursday: 2:45, 5, 8 and 10:15 p.m. $1 w/GAF, $2 without. Tuttleman Learning Center, room 101. 204-5192. Respect Week event.
Tuesday, Feb. 15
Lecture and Book Signing:
Kweisi Mfume (pictured, left):
7 p.m. Former NAACP president and U.S. congressman Kweisi Mfume has inspired many through the story of his transformation from a school dropout to a political and social leader.
Respect Week event.
Mitten Hall, Great Court.
Sponsored by Student Activities and Main Campus Program Board.
Wednesday, Feb. 16
“Noontime Diversions: R-E-S-P-E-C-T”
Noon. What does “respect” mean to you? Share your definition of respect during a special program featuring giveaways and prizes for participants. Respect Week event. Student Center atrium. Sponsored by Student Activities.
Respecting Your Body
12:30–1:30 p.m. Participants take part in a special bench press competition in the weight room. Ambler Campus, Red Barn Gym. For more information, call Paul Myers at 215-283-1327.
Thursday, Feb. 17
“Memorable Moments in the Community: Germany”
(Meet outside the Student Center at 5:30 p.m.) Get a taste of German heritage without leaving Philadelphia. The program at a local German restaurant includes dinner, a lecture and a cultural presentation. To reserve a seat, stop at the Student Center, room 219M or call 204-7131. Respect Week event. Sponsored by Student Activities.
Saturday, Feb. 19
“Journeys in Black”
6 p.m. Experience the African-American journey from Africa to America through a series of theatrical performances by students and others. The stories and legacies of different eras-Middle Passage, Slavery, Civil War, Harlem Renaissance and Civil Rights through music, dance, drums, poetry and fashion. $10 Temple students w/ID, $15 all others (includes dinner). Mitten Hall, Great Court. Tickets on sale Feb. 11 in Student Activities, Student Center, room 219M. Respect Week event. Sponsored by Main Campus Program Board, African-American Studies, the Graduate Student Union of African-American Studies, National Coalition of Black Students, Progressive NAAC, Sankofa, and others.