The Ohio State University at Mansfield


Ohio State Mansfield Celebrates Black History Month

February 4, 2019

The Ohio State University at Mansfield will hold several events on campus celebrating Black History Month, including a performance by the ZuZu African Acrobats (featured on the 2019 Super Bowl), poetry, and the annual Soul Food Dinner.

EBONY STEWART, SPOKEN WORD POET
Tuesday, February 12
12:30-1:30 p.m., Eisenhower Student Union
Winner of the 2017 Women of the World Poetry Slam, Ebony, speaks of self-esteem, self-love, and positive relationships.

“SOUTH SUDAN: WAR, PEACE, INDEPENDENCE, AND SQUANDERED OPPORTUNITIES 1898-2018”
Thursday, February 14
12:35-1:30 p.m., 101 Ovalwood Hall
Join Ohio State Mansfield’s Dr. Scopas Poggo as he discusses a brief history of South Sudan and the bleak future of this republic.

SOUL FOOD DINNER
Thursday, February 21
Doors open at 5:30 p.m., Marketplace, Eisenhower Center
Join us for our 18th Annual Soul Food Dinner featuring live entertainment, spoken word poetry, and an art gallery. Tickets are $5 for students of The Ohio State University at Mansfield and North Central State College, $10 for senior citizens (60+), and $15 for the general public. Tickets may be purchased at the Business Office in Riedl Hall no later than Wednesday, February 13. Please call 419-755-4217 for more information. No tickets will be available at the door.

ZUZU AFRICAN ACROBATS
Thursday, February 28
Doors open at 5:00 p.m., Campus Recreation Center
ZuZu’s high energy show has been said to be one of the best live acrobatic shows in the world. Witness spectacular choreographed routines involving fast pyramid building, limbo, contortion, bottle balancing, chair stacks, and hand balancing… all packed into an incredible high energy program. They have been chosen to perform at this year’s Super Bowl!

Unless otherwise indicated, all events are free and open to the public.