Scholar & Speaker & Strategist


Dr. Chatelain offers keynote lectures, moderates panels, and presents workshops around the world. If you are interested in inviting Dr. Chatelain to your campus or community, consult this calendar first to determine her availability. She hopes to see you at her next event.

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New Schools of Black Thought: A Black History Month Symposium

  • New College of Florida College Hall - Music Room, 351 College Drive Sarasota, FL 34242 USA (map)

This conference is the final event of the 2016 Black History Month Celebration at New College of Florida, Black Construction: Alternative Modes of Blackness Through Time.

You should register for the main conference and the keynote address separately.  

Conference Schedule and Information: 
New Schools of Black Thought: A Black History Month Symposium
Saturday, February 27, 2016

Event #1: Main Conference Panels: 2:30 - 6:10 PM

  • 2:30 – 2:40 PM:  Opening Remarks and Welcome

  • 2:40 – 3:10 PM:  Artist Performance/ Talk: Moor Mother Goddess 

  • 3:20 – 4: 40 PM - Panel 1: Black Youth Matter: Living and Growing Up Black in the Violent States of America -- Panelist: Dr. Marcia Chatelain, Georgetown University; Dr. Cheryl Rodriguez, University of South Florida, Tampa; Duane Khan, M.S., New College of Florida   

  • 4:50 – 6:10 PM  - Panel 2: Newtown: Past, Present, and Future 

  • Panelist: Mr. Arthur Larkins, Robert Taylor Community Center; Mayor Willie Shaw, Sarasota, FL

Event #2: Keynote Address: 7:30 - 9:00 PM

  • Keynote Speaker: bell hooks