The provisional programme of activities marking Black History Month at St Catharine's includes:
- Friday 1 October & Sunday 31 October: The College will fly the flag of the Bahamas to commemorate our first Black student. Find out more.
- Month long: The Shakeshaft Library will showcase of the works of Black alumni and students of St Catharine's.
- Tuesday 12 October: Movie night hosted by the JCR.
- Saturday 23 October:
- Spoken word event and Q&A with Malik Al Nasir, St Catharine's postgraduate student and author of 'Letters from Gil' (2021, William Collins)
- Formal Hall in celebration of Black History Month
- Sunday 24 October: Choral Evensong service live-streamed from the Chapel, featuring the works of Black composers of traditional Anglican choral music, and guest speaker Chine McDonald, alumna and author of 'God Is Not a White Man: And Other Revelations' (2021, Hachette). Check the Chapel's list of services for further details.
- Date TBC: A virtual careers event led by a panel of Black alumni
- Date TBC: Supporting a local Black-owned business - a food truck visits the College
Arrangements may be subject to change at short notice.