The Fifth Annual Herman C. Hudson Symposium
“Lifting the Veil: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Identity and Responsibility in Global Societies”
Keynote Address by Sonia Sanchez
Saturday, March 22nd, 2008
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. Our keynote speaker for this year’s event will be Sonia Sanchez, who is an influential author, playwright, former professor and social activist. The 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.
We look forward to seeing you all there! If you have any questions about this year’s Herman C. Hudson Symposium, please contact Katie Dieter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit our website at http://www.indiana.edu/~afroamer/.
Sponsored by: IUSA, AAADS, American Studies, Comparative Literature, English, History, IU Libraries, Office of the Provost, Office of Academic Support & Diversity, POAET, RPS, Theatre & Drama