2013 Carter G. Woodson African-American Studies Black History Month Lecture Series
All events free and open to the public. Directions and map: www.ccsu.edu/visit
"Memphis and the Civil Rights Movement"
Mayor A.C. Wharton
Thursday, February 7th, Torp Theater, 1:45 p.m. to 2:55 p.m.
"Inside the Nation of Islam: Perspectives from A Former Muslim, Now Christian Pastor"
Pastor Hussien Abdullah
Tuesday, February 12th, Founders, Davidson, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
"The Significance of the Black Church in America: From Bishop Richard Allen to President Obama" (New Book)
Dr. Felton O. Best
CSU Professor of Philosophy, History, African-American, and Religious Studies
Wednesday, February 13th, 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m., CCSU Bookstore
*This lecture is also a part of the Central Authors Lecture Series
*Co-Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and the Religious Studies Program
"Citizenship and Humanity: Existentialism As A Philosophical Concept Regarding African-Americans"
Professor Femi Bogle-Assegai
Professor of Philosophy
Capital Community College
Thursday, February 21st, Founders, Davidson, 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
*Co-Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy
"Reflections on the Election of 2012: President Barack Obama and the Political, Historical, and Philosophical Implications of the Next Four Years"
Dr. Walton Brown-Foster, Professor of Political Science and African-American Studies, CCSU (Moderator)
Dr. Felton O. Best, CSU Professor of Philosophy, History, African-American and Religious Studies, CCSU, (Panelist)
Dr. Paul Peterson, Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair, CCSU, (Panelist)
Dr. Katherine Harris, Adjunct Professor of History and African-American Studies, CCSU, (Panelist)
Dr. Shawn Council, Adjunct Professor of Philosophy and African-American Studies, CCSU, (Panelist)
Professor Stephen Balkaran, Adjunct Professor of Philosophy and African-American Studies, CCSU, (Panelist)
(Co-sponsored by the Departments of Philosophy, Political-Science, and History)
Tuesday, February 26th, Marcus White Living Room, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
"Atlantic Creoles: How Enslaved Africans Built New York City"
Dr. Shawn Council, Adjunct Professor of Philosophy and African-American Studies
Thursday, February 28th, Sprague Carlton, First floor, Student Center, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
*For additional information please contact Dr. Felton O. Best at 860-832-2190, or Dr. Walton Brown-Foster X22961