Temple CWEST Black History Symposium – “Voices in the Struggle for Emancipation & Equal Rights”

February 15, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Walk Auditorium, Temple University Main Campus
N 13th St & W Montgomery Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Anthony Waskie & Nilgun Anadolu-Okur
Temple University Africology and African American Studies Department
presents the Fourteenth Annual
Underground Railroad & Black History Conference
Celebrating the 28th year of the Doctoral Program!
“Voices in the Struggle for Emancipation & Equal Rights”
Featuring Distinguished Speakers:
Quito Swan; Judith Giesberg; Amy Cohen;  Timothy Welbeck
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
2:00 – 5:30 pm
Temple University – Main Campus
Walk Auditorium – Ritter Hall
13th & Montgomery Streets Philadelphia, PA, 19122
Registration begins at 1:30 p.m.– Free and open to all
Temple University
Department of African American Studies presents
14th Annual Conference on Underground Railroad and Black History
in cooperation with
CHAT/CWEST Civil War and Emancipation Studies
Sponsored by Civil War Museum and DAAS
Dr. Quito Swan, Associate Professor, African Diaspora Studies
Department of History, Howard University
Dr. Judith Giesberg, Professor of History
 Director of Graduate Program, Villanova University
Panel Chair: Timothy Welbeck, Esq. Respondent: Amy Cohen
Conference Schedule
  2:00-2:15 Registration and Welcome
  2:15-3:00 Session 1: Quito Swan
  3:00-3:15 Comments  and Questions
  3:20-4:00 Session 2:  Judith Giesberg
  4:00-4:15 Comments  and Questions
  4:20-4:40  Intermission – Book Display
  4:40-5:20  Session 3: Panel on Major Octavius V. Catto: Honoring Philadelphia’s Hero
                                      Timothy Welbeck and Amy Cohen
  5:20-5:30 Comments/Questions
  5:30 pm: Closing Remarks