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Jazz poster

On Thursday, March 25, from 6-7:45pm CT (Zoom), the TTU Department of History—Committee on Diversity & Engagement, Honors College, Humanities Center, Vernacular Music Center, and College of Visual & Performing Arts present USC Thornton School of Music's trumpeter/scholar Dr. Ron McCurdy's LANGSTON HUGHES PROJECT, a virtual words / music /film multimedia event celebrating Hughes' kaleidoscopic Jazz poem suite, “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz.” The performance links Hughes' poetry with live jazz performance, recreating a magical moment bridging the Harlem Renaissance and the watershed Black Arts performance explosion of the twentieth century.

Panelists: Dr. Ron McCurdy (USC), Dr. Jacqueline Henninger (TTU), and Domonique Murphy (TTU)

Admission is free but requires advance registration. Contact Dr. Miguel Levario (miguel.levario@ttu.edu) for more information.

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Mar 25, 2021 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Topic: The Langston Hughes Project
Please click the link below to register for the webinar

  • 6th Hispanic/Latinx Research & Creativity Symposium (Virtual)
  • Thursday, April 22, 2021
  • The call for proposals – please submit proposals to Gabriel Dominguez Partida at gabriel.partida@ttu.edu.


  • Al otro lado del río: Stories of the borderlands


  • Advancing Equity for Undocumented Students and Students from Mixed-Status Families at the University of California
    • Tuesday, February 16, 2021
    • 2pm CST / 3pm ET
    • FREE / Virtual Event
    • Open to Students, Faculty, & Staff
    • Register Here
  • Deeply Rooted Conversation Series
  • Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision Book - A Book Read
    • Book Read Session I - 2/15/2021
    • Book Read-Session II - 2/22/2021
    • Book Read-Session III - 3/1/2021
    • Book Read-Session IV - 3/8/2021
    • Register
  • How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi Guided Book Discussion

    Please join us for a guided discussion of Ibram X. Kendi's How To Be An Antiracist, hosted by Texas Tech University's Office of Institutional Diversity and Raider Education, in partnership with Talent Development.

    • To register, please RSVP via Cornerstone, email maclay.buie@ttu.edu or call 806-834-5238.

    • The Zoom meeting link will be sent to those that are registered the week of the meeting.

    • Limited books available through the Office of Institutional Diversity, email diversity@ttu.edu for further information

Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion