FALL 2023  (Everyone is welcome)

August 31, 12PM-2 PM:  Party on the Plaza  

August 31, 6-8 PM:  Mishkin Gallery Opening, “We didn’t ask permission, we did it anyway


September 7, 12:30-2PM:  Latinx Heritage Month Opening Ceremony

September 14, 12:30-2:PM:  Premier Cafecito


October 3, 1-2:30 PM:  “Framing Puerto Rico in the New Millenium” with Professors Rojo Robles, Viviana Rivera-Burgos  @Mishkin Gallery

October 10, 10-2PM:  BLS Community Service Day! 

October 12:  2:30-4:00PM, Engleman Recital Hall:  Screening of “Faith in Blackness” with discussion with filmmakers (Black Studies Colloquium)October 18 (evening):  Caribbean Event with Alumni Affairs and Professor Keisha Allan

October 19, 12:30-2:30PM:  AfroLatine Queer ‘Zine-making Workshop with Sharon Lee de la Cruz


November 14:  Community Day with Mishkin Gallery Exhibition + Centro + performance by Joel “Yoyo” Rodríguez Vargas

Spring 2021

March 11@1PM:  Screening and conversation with filmmaker, Tayler Montague and Professor Bridgett Davis.

March 11 @1PM: “Black and Indigenous Resistance to Racist Backlash in the Americas” by Juliet Hooker

March 4 @ 6PM:  Community Happy Hour for all faculty and staff interested in Black Studies (sponsored by the Black Studies Colloquium)

February 26 @11AMDiversity Career Expo (sponsored by STARR Career Development Center)

February 25@5PM:  Fulbright Opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean (sponsored by ISLA)

February 25@1PM:  Globus Conversation with Professor Jessica Marie Johnson (Johns Hopkins University). 

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February 18@6PM!  Celebrate the Afro-Latinx Traditions of Carnival (sponsored by ISLA)

February 18 @1PM :  BLS Open House!  (register here)

Digital Black History Month!  Follow us on Instagram @BLS.Baruch

Fall 2020

September 16 @7PM

“Creating the Beloved Community” with  Dr. Terri N. Watson (September 16 @7pm)

sponsored by CUNY Graduate Center’s Program in Urban Education

September 30 @ 7:30PM

“Change:  Making Education More Equitable” with Tressie McMillian-Cottom

(Sponsored by CUNY Graduate Center Public Programming)

October 8 @12:30PM

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion @Baruch

BLS Professor Karanja Keita Carroll, the Professional Staff Congress,  and other Baruch community faculty, students, and staff talk about diversity, equity, and inclusion from a range of perspectives.

October 9 @11:10AM

“Negras, Enslaved Women Rebellion” with Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro + Rojo Robles

(Sponsored by the BSC  and the Black and Latino Studies Department at Baruch)

October 22 @1PM

“Abolition and the Policing of Black Mothers” with Dorothy Roberts + Erica Richardson (October 22 @1pm)

(Sponsored by the BSC)

October  23-29

“Driving while Black” with Roberta Gumbel + Erica Richardson with Baruch Students, Jaelin Meegan +Teona Pagan

(Sponsored by Baruch Performing Arts Center)

Spring 2020


Highlander 2

In a special conversation for Baruch students, poetry professor Donika Kelly talks with poet Ladan Osman about writing poems right now–even with social distancing.