Robert J. Cummings Lecture Black Consciousness, African Studies and HU
Department of African Studies Celebrates 60 years of its Graduate Program
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
An Evening with Thurgood Marshall
6:00- 9:00 pm: Blackburn Center Auditorium
A one-man performance by Dr. Lenneal Henderson, former Professor, Department
of Political Science, Howard University. In collaboration with the Coalition for Effective Local Democracy (CELD).
MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2013
Lecture: Rewriting South African History
Post-Apartheid South Africa
2:00- 3:30pm: Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center
S. Omar Badsha, South African Photographer and Public Historian.
In partnership with the Centennial of the Department of History and The Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center, Howard University.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2013
Film Screening and Discussion of Tey
5:00-8:30 pm: Screening Room West,
School of Communications, HU
TEY (2012) by Alain Gomis (Senegal/France). Winner of the Etalon d'Or de Yennenga, FESPACO 2013. Post-screening discussion with Alain Gomis and main actor, Saul Williams.
In partnership with the Department of World Languages and Cultures and the Department of Media, Journalism and Film, School of Communications, HU.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2013
Robert J. Cummings Lecture
Black Consciousness, African Studies and HU
2:00-4:00 pm: Browsing Room, Founders Library
Dr. Carole Boyce Davies (M.A., 1974), Professor of English and Africana Studies, Cornell University.
In partnership with the Department of Afro-American Studies and the Centennial of the Moorland Spingarn Research Center and the Department of History, Howard University.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2013
Roundtable: African Studies at Howard University
10:00 AM-2:00pm: Whittal Pavilion, Library of Congress,
Ground Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building, 101 First Street, S.E., Washington DC 20540
Dr. Angel Batiste (Ph .D. 1992), Moderator
Dr. Howard Dodson, Howard University
Dr. Robert Edgar, Howard University
Dr. Greg Carr, Howard University
Dr. Sulayman Nyang, Howard University
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013
Alumni Symposium: Celebrating 60 Years
of Graduate Scholarship in African Studies at HU
Blackburn Center Auditorium
2:00- 4:45 pm: Symposium featuring alumni.
5:00- 6:00PM: Reflections on African Studies at HU . A Conversation between Professor Joseph E. Harris, Emeritus, Department of History and Professor
Sulayman Nyang, African Studies.
6:15- 7:30PM: Reception.
The Hilltop Lounge, Blackburn Center
HU African Studies Dept. at
African Studies Association 56th Annual Convention
Marriott Waterfront Hotel, Harborside Ballroom E, Baltimore, MD
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2013, 2:30-4:00 pm: Roundtable; Sixty Years of Graduate African Studies at Howard University. Panel featuring current HU African Studies faculty.
FRIDAY, N0VEMBER 22, 2013, 8:45 - 11:00 pm: Reception. In partnership with the West African Research Association (WARA).
M0NDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2013
Lecture: In the Shadow of China?
USA in Africa since 1993
2:00-3:30 pm: Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center
Dr. Istvan Tarrosy, Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Center for African Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville and Professor, Department of Political Science and International Studies, University of Pees, Hungary.