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Maroons in the United States Lecture Series

The School of Communications, MFA Film program in conjunction with the Department of English will be hosting a Lecture Series on the Maroons in the United States. The term Maroon was used to describe "runaways from the slave system who formed autonomous communities comprised of tens of thousands Americans who were fighting to maintain their lands ,culture. As well as escaping and resisting slavery."

Dr Anthony Dixon from FAMU will speak on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 7:30pm in Screening Room West in the School of Communications.

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:30pm in Screening Room West in the School of Communications we will also host Dr.Terry Weik a professor at University of South Carolina.

The lecturesa will be filmed and featured in Prof.Hailie Gerimas Documentary on Maroons in the United States. Please refer to his website

There is an e-mail submission from a form located at

Location: Screening Room West , School of Communications
Contact: E-Mail
Halie Gerima
May 2018
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