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

When:
February 15, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
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Where:
Walk Auditorium, Temple University Main Campus
N 13th St & W Montgomery Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19122
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
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
Speakers:
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
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