Black Studies @ 50: A Celebration of the History of African American and Africana Studies at the UK

09/20/2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Woodward Hall, Room 307
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This event is part of the College of Arts & Sciences Year of Equity and UK's 70 Years of Intergration Series




 9:00 am                      Welcome from Director Anastasia Curwood

9:15 – 10:20                Panel:  Gender and Sexuality in the Shaping of Black Studies

10:30 – 11:45              Panel:  Creativity and the Imagined Future of Black Studies

12:00 pm                     Lunch:  Envisioning the Future

1:15 – 2:30                  Panel:  Africa and the Diaspora in the Future of Black Studies

2:40 – 3:50                  Panel:  New Voices in AAAS

4:00 pm                       Keynote:  Nathan Connelly, Johns Hopkins University and co-host of weekly podcast Backstory


Also, please see UK Special Collections Research Center's online exhibit "University of Kentucky Black Studies @ 50 Symposium: Related Archival Documents from the University of Kentucky Archives". Click here.               

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