Friday, July 6, 2012

Plenary Session Speakers 97th Annual ASALH Conference ~ September 26-30, 2012

Carter G. Woodson, Founder ASALH

ASALH Plenary Session
Westin Convention Center Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Please join us at what 
promises to be another hugely successful conference this September 26-30 in celebration of the 2012 national Black history theme of "Black Women in American Culture and History". There some of the most renowned scholars and artists will be presenting at the 97th Annual Conference plenary sessions. 

Thursday 9/27 
We Need Your Hurricane Voices
  • Bernice Johnson Reagon, historian/activist
  • Sonia Sanchez, poet/professor
Friday 9/28 
Mightier than the Sword: Conversations on the Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells-Barnett
  • Mia Bay, Rutgers University
  • Crystal Feimster, Yale University
  • Paula J. Giddings, Smith College
  • Barbara D. Savage, University of Pennsylvania.
  • Patricia Schecther, Portland State University
Saturday 9/29
Changing the Odds for Others: 
The Legacy of Derek Bell 
  • Anita Allen, University of Pennsylvania Law
  • Mary Frances Berry, University of Pennsylvania
  • William Carter Jr.,  University of Pittsburgh Law
  • Kimberle Crenshaw, UCLA & Columbia School of Law

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