College of Liberal Arts

Black Studies Conference

Friday Mar 15, 2019 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM | UT Campus years ago, the first Black Studies program in the U.S. was founded at San Francisco State University. What does this legacy mean for Black Studies programs, community activism, and culture today? Join us at the 2nd Biannual Black Studies Conference to unpack this question!


Our opening keynote on March 14th will be a conversation Award-winning author and MacArthur Fellow, Edwidge Danticat. Afterwards, we will hold a book signing with Danticat. Attendees can purchase copies of The Art of Death on-site from Resistencia Bookstore. You may also bring a previously purchased book. Please note: only one book per person will be signed.


To learn more and register for #blackstudiesat50, today!

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