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Intersections: Recovering the Genius of Shirley Graham Du Bois 2020 Symposium

Join us on Thursday and Friday, February 27 & 28, 2020 for Intersections: Recovering the Genius of Shirley Graham Du Bois 2020 Symposium.

Intersections: Recovering the Genius of Shirley Graham Du Bois 2020 Symposium

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Thursday, February 27, 2020
12 p.m. | Conservatory Library
Plaque Unveiling Ceremony and Reception: Additional registration required under "Add Ons" | NOTE: Event is capped at 50 attendees

4:30 p.m. | Irene and Alan Wurtzel Theater
Opening Lecture

Welcome Remarks
- President Carmen Twillie Ambar

Greeting
- Dean of the Conservatory William Quillen

Keynote Lecture
- Dr. Farah Jasmine Griffin

Student Performance

Closing Performance
- Dr. Courtney Savali Andrews

Friday, February 28, 2020
8:30 a.m. | StudiOC & The Hotel at Oberlin
Registration & Breakfast

9 a.m.
Symposium Welcome

9:15 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
◊ Session I

Reclaiming the Intellectual Artistry of Shirley Graham Du Bois

10:45 a.m.-12 p.m.
◊ Session II

New Directions in the History of African American Women's Intellectual Activism

12-1:30 p.m. | Tappan Room at the Hotel at Oberlin
Lunch Lecture: Additional registration required under "Add Ons" | NOTE: Event is capped at 50 attendees

3:15-3:30 p.m.
Break

1:45-3:15 p.m.
◊ Session III

The Student as Artist and Intellectual: Gleaning from Shirley Graham Du Bois's Experience at Oberlin

1:30-1:45 p.m.
Break

4:30-6 p.m. | Irene and Alan Wurtzel Theater
Closing Lecture and Performance

Sponsored by: The Gertrude B. Lemle Teaching Center, StudiOC, a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Dean of The College, Dean of the Conservatory, History Department, Oberlin College Libraries, Africana Studies Department, and the Theater Department.

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