The fifth annual Herman C. Hudson Symposium, hosted by the African American and African Diaspora Studies Graduate Society at Indiana University, Bloomington, will take place on Saturday, March 22nd, 2008 at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center on Indiana University, Bloomington’s campus. The keynote speaker for this year’s event will be Sonia Sanchez, who is an influential author, playwright, former professor and social activist. Panel presentations will explore questions pertaining to the cultural, intellectual, historical, social, and political responsibilities and identities of people who are part of the African Diaspora. All symposium events are free of charge.
Registration will begin at 10:00am in the lobby of the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, followed by a light lunch in the Grand Hall. Sonia Sanchez will deliver her keynote address at 11:30am in the Grand Hall, followed by a book signing in the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center’s lobby. Panel presentations will begin at 1:30pm, taking place in A210 and the Bridgwaters Lounge. Closing remarks will be given at 5:00pm in the Grand Hall.
African American & African Diaspora Studies
Indiana University, Bloomington
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