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

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  

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