Spring 2015 Lecture Series Schedule

Tue., Feb 3 at 5 pm African American Studies Film Series: “Hallelujah!” Director, King Vidor
Dr. Mary Anne Boelcskevy, Sr. Lecturer in African American Studies at Boston University
Location: African American Studies Program,138 Mountfort Street, Brookline

Wed., Feb 4  at 3 pm   “African Americans and Foreign Policy” -Book launch and reception
Ambassador Charles R. Stith, Prof Linda Heywood, Prof Emeritus Allison Blakely, and Dr. Joshua Core Yesnowitz
The Delegate’s Lounge, US Department of State, 2201 C Street NW Washington D.C.

Tue., Feb 17 at 5 pm African American Studies Film Series: “Bronze Buckaroo” Director, Richard C. Kahn
Dr. Mary Anne Boelcskevy, Sr. Lecturer in African American Studies at Boston University
Location: African American Studies Program, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline

Tue., March 3 at 5 pm African American Studies Film Series: “Stormy Weather” Director, Andrew L. Stone
Dr. Mary Anne Boelcskevy, Sr. Lecturer in African American Studies at Boston University
Location: African American Studies Program, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline

Tue., March 17 at 5 pm “Slavery, Conquest and the Rise of the American College”
Craig Wilder, Professor of History, MIT
Location: African American Studies Program, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline

Tue., March 19 at 5 pm “African & American: West Africans in Post-Civil Rights America
Talk and book signing followed by a reception with Marilyn Halter, BU Professor of History
Location: Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs at BU, 10 Lenox Street, Brookline

Thu., March 26 at 5 pm “African Americans and Foreign Policy” -Book launch and reception
Location: African Presidential Archives Research Center, Bay State Road, Boston

Sat., April 4 at 9:00 – 3:00 pm Prison Reentry: The Challenges of Life After Incarceration 
African American Studies student panel discussion with Gina Physic (GRS ‘15), Art Gordon (STH ‘15), Rosa Otieno (CAS ’15), Sheneese Thompson (GRS ‘15)
Location: Photonics Building, 8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston Room 206

Thu., April 23 at 5 pm “The Alyne Case: An Intersectional Analysis of Gender, Race, and the Human Right to Health in Brazil.”
Kia Lilly Caldwell, Assoc. Professor of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies at UNC Chapel Hill.
Supported by the BU Center for the Humanities and the Latin American Studies Program.
Location: PHO 206 Photonics Building 8 St. Mary’s Street Boston, MA

Tue., April 28 at 5 pm “African Slaveowners in Ninetenth-Century Bahia, Brazil”
Jose João Reis, Professor Universidade Federal de Bahia, Brazil
Supported by the BU Center for the Humanities and the Latin American Studies Program.
Location: PHO 206 Photonics Building 8 St. Mary’s Street Boston, MA

Tue., May 5 at 6 pm “Cuba-Angola: In Search of Cuban Nationalism and Foreign Policy”
Joint Presentation by Mariem Marquetti (CAS ‘18) and Dr. Linda Heywood, Professor of History at
Boston University
Location: African American Studies Program, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline

 

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