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Archived Events 2015-2016

The 2016 Africana Studies Distinguished Lecture with Craig Steven Wilder and
The Tufts/Medford Black Freedom Trail

Thursday, February 11, 2016
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  • 3:00pm (bus departs from the Africana Center)
    Tufts/Medford Black Freedom Trail Bus Tour
    Africana Center (Capen House)

    8 Professors Row, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155
    (RSVP: denise.phillips@tufts.edu)

  • 5:00pm
    Craig Steven Wilder, Professor of History, MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
    Africana Studies Program Distinguished Lecture

    Breed Memorial, 51 Winthrop Street, Medford, MA 02155

  • 7:00-9:00pm
    Student-Led Dialogue at the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD)
    23 Bellevue Street, 3rd Floor, Medford, MA 02155
    (RSVP: laura.vargas@tufts.edu)

SOCIAL MOVEMENTS & THE BLACK INTELLECTUAL TRADITION: An Africana Symposium
Friday, November 20, 2015
1:30pm | Breed Memorial, 51 Winthrop Street
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The Second Annual Workshop of the Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora, will host a symposium on race, radical thought, and activism, with keynote speaker Robin D.G. Kelley. Guest speakers include Christina Greer, Seth Markle, and Emery Wright.

Symposium Program
1:30-3:00: Alumni: Racial Justice Scholarship & Activism after Tufts
3:00-4:00: Roundtable on Social Media and Movements
4:15-5:30: Black Intellectual Traditions
6:00-7:30: Keynote Lecture: Robin D.G. Kelley, UCLA

Refreshments will be provided