Inauguration Events
Sidney A. Ribeau, Ph.D., 16th President of Howard University
April 13 – 19, 2009

Monday, April 13, 2009

Students First Action Planning
All Schools and Colleges
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Opening of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center Exhibit:
“Abraham Lincoln: A Bicentennial Exhibition”

Founders Library
12:00 noon

Jazz Concert
“Bright Moments: A Presidential Inaugural Salute”
Featuring Howard University Jazz Ensemble and Afro Blue
Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel
7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Faculty Authors Reception
Founders Library
5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Celebrating Alumni
All Schools and Colleges
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 16-Saturday, April 18, 2009

National Conference on
“Race and Emancipation in the Age of Lincoln”

in Partnership with
The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission
School of Business Auditorium

20th Annual James A. Porter
Colloquium on African-American Art

“Trajectories: Discourse and Critique in
African-American Art and Art of the African Diaspora”

Armour J. Blackburn Center Ballroom

Thursday, April 16, 2009

16th Inauguration Tribute to John Hope Franklin:
Voices and Images of Liberation

Ira Aldridge Theatre
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Friday, April 17, 2009

JumpStart for a Day
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Inauguration Convocation
John Burr Gymnasium
10:00 a.m.

Inaugural Reception
Immediately following Convocation
Undergraduate Library Rooftop
12:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

LeDroit Park Community Day of Service
A Legacy Renewed
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Call to Chapel
Cramton Auditorium
11:00 a.m.