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Wake-Up: Reflections on our Past & Envisioning our Future

W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies

Graduate Student Spring Symposium
April 19th, 2019
Amherst Room, Campus Center, UMass Amherst

As we approach the 50-year anniversary of the field of Black Studies in the American academy this symposium will celebrate the past while anticipating the future of Black Studies.

Call for Proposals: Graduate Student Panel 
Call for Proposals: Undergraduate Student Panel
Call for Proposals: Alumni Panel

Call for proposals are due on Feb. 1st.  For more information contact the co-organizers for the symposium: Yelana SimsBiko CaruthersPaul FowlerCécile YézouBianki TorresQuaram Robinson