Black studies institute scheduled

January 4th, 2009  |  by  |  Published in Events

Biennial Winter Institute for Black Studies poster

Roundtable discussions for the University of Hawaiʻi Faculty of African Descent’s Third Biennial Winter Institute for Black Studies are free and open to the public 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. on Jan. 16, 2009 at the Hawaiʻi Imin Conference Center adjacent to the UH Mānoa campus.

Theme for the conference is “alternative African diaspora.” Roundtable sessions include discussions of Black European studies, cyber spaces and transnational politics and screening of the film Holding Fast the Dream: Hawaiʻi’s African-American Experience.

The deadline is Jan. 8 for paid registration to attend the opening reception with Rutgers University historian Kim D. Butler on Jan. 15 at the Ala Moana Hotel and breakfast and luncheon programs Jan. 16 at the Imin Center.

Download the registration form or call 808 956-8204.

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