Conference Schedule

Please join the African American and Africana Studies Program for the 20th Annual Black Women’s Conference.

Finding Our Place: A Conference in Honor of the Work and Writings of bell hooks

April 18 | 12:00-4:30pm Alumni Gallery, William T. Young Library
April 18 | 6:00pm, Lucille Little Black Box Theater, Fine Arts Bldg
April 19 | 9:00am-5:00pm, Lyric Theater and Cultural Center
April 19 | 7:00pm, Lucille Little Black Box Theater, Fine Arts Bldg

Friday, April 18, 2014 (University of Kentucky Campus)
12:00

bell hooks Reading Room (an exhibit of her works)
Alumni Gallery, William T. Young Library

Bone Black: A Student Roundtable on the work of bell hooks
Alumni Gallery, William T. Young Library

2:00

Anna Julia Cooper Lecture
Alumni Gallery, William T. Young Library

Stephanie Troutman (Appalachian State University)

"Fabulachia: ghetto fabulous, hood and (hip hop) feminist? in Appalachia"

6:00

Zora Neale Hurston Lecture:

DJ Lynee Denise

"Soulful Critical Thought: bell hooks and the Making of a DJ Scholar"

Lucille Little Black Box Theater
Fine Arts Building

Saturday, April 19, 2014 (Lyric Theater and Cultural Center)
9:00

Opening and Welcome

Mary McLeod Bethune Lecture

Dr. Imani Perry (Princeton University)

11:00

bell hooks as a Feminist handbook: A Panel on the Work in Practice

Myeiya Morrow ( PhD Candidate, University of Kentucky)
Rosalyn Robinson (Assistant Director, Martin Luther King Center and Diversity Education & Community Building)
Kaila Afrekete Story (Associate Professor and Audre Lorde Chair in Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University of Louisville)

12:30 Lunch
2:00 Finding Place and Feminist Futures: A Conversation with bell hooks
4:00

Digging Deep: bell hooks and Engaging the Creative

Asha French

5:00 Dinner on your own
7:00

Doris Y. Wilkinson Distinguished Lecture

Judith Casselberry
Little Black Box Theater

 

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