The three-day conference, titled "The History and Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education in Delaware," will cover the desegregation of education in Delaware to be held at Delaware State University, April 9-11, 2003. It will cover the legal, social, political, and educational facets of the movement to desegregate education in the state from segregation in the 1920s through the present. The first day of the conference will be scholarly papers. The second of the conference will focus on people recalling their personal experiences during the days of desegregation. The final day of the conference will focus on teaching Brown in social studies on the middle school and secondary school levels.
Anyone who wishes to present a paper please contact the above address. Papers will be limited to 20 minutes. Anyone with personal experiences in desegregation from Delaware please contact Bradley Skelcher. The same call for presentations on teaching should be made to the above. The deadline is March 15, 2003.
Bradley Skelcher, Director
Graduate Program in Historic Preservation
Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy
Delaware State University
Dover, Delaware 19901
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