Africana Center Conference:
Talking about Freedom,
From Emancipation to the Present
Thursday, March 7th, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Constitution Room, Memorial Hall
Join the International & Area Studies Program and the Center for Africana Studies as we explore the topic "Talking about Freedom, From Emancipation to the Present" with a series of presentations throughout the day.
The schedule of the day's events are as follows:
Conference begins; continental breakfast served.
Dr. Chinekwu Obidoa, "The Impact of Globalization on Youth Sexual Risk in Nigeria"
Dr. Daniel O. Sayers, "Centuries of Deliberate Liberation: Great Dismal Swamp Maroons, their Communities, and their Material World, 1660-1860"
Dr. Rosalyn Howard, "Resistance, Redefinition, and Reconnection: The African and Native American Cultural Heritage of the St. David's Islanders of Bermuda."
Dr. Olga Davis, Freedom Ain't Nothing But A Word: Crafting a Discourse of Freedom Through Lived Experience of Black Women
In addition, we are planning a program by local high school students from Windsor.
For more information about the Center for Africana Studies, please visit their website here.