Events

OCTOBER

October 17-20
Middle Atlantic Writers
Association Inc.
“Facing the Rising Sun:
Recent Trends and New Authors in Africana Literature”
Sheraton Columbia, Columbia, Md.
Contact: Gerri Bates
Phone: (443) 885-1167
Fax: (410) 319-3166
E-mail: gbates@jewel.morgan.edu
Web: www.morgan.edu/~English/MAWA

October 18-21
Eighth National HBCU Faculty
Development Symposium
“Collaborating to Build Learning Communities in a Technical World”
Sheraton Norfolk Waterside
Norfolk, Va.
Contact: HBCU Faculty
Development Network
Phone: (601) 977-7861
Fax: (601) 977-6148
E-mail: network@hbucfdn.org
Web: hbcufdn.org

October 19
Contemporary African Issues
Conference
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, Conn.
Contact: Dr. Chiaku Ndu
Phone: (860) 465-5393
Web: www.ecsu.ctstateu.edu/depts/bus/nduconf.html

October 23-27
2002 Oral History Association
Annual Meeting
“Global Linkages:
The Internalization of Everyday Life”
San Diego
Contact: Teresa Barnett
Phone: (310) 206-2454
E-mail: tbarnett@library.ucla.edu

October 24-26
Colorado Workplace Equity Coalition
17th Annual Conference
“Riding the Waves of Change”
Pueblo Convention Center
Pueblo, Colo.
Contact: Agatha Jackson at (719) 564-4919 or Carla Elam-Floyd at (303) 628-6334
Web: www.wapa.gov/rm/eoaa

October 24-27
11th Annual Gwendolyn Brooks
Writers’ Conference
“The Black Arts Movement in Varying Genres and the Culture We Inherit”
Chicago State University, Chicago
Contact: Gwendolyn Brooks Center for Black Literature and Creative Writing
Phone: (773) 995-4440
Fax: (773) 995-3603

October 25-27
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition
Third Annual Conference
“Sisterhood and Slavery:
Transatlantic Antislavery and
Women’s Rights”
Contact: Robert P. Forbes, assoc.director
Tel: (203) 432-3339
Fax: (203) 432-6943
E-mail: gilder.lehrman.center@yale.edu
Web: www.yale.edu/glc/events/women/index.html

October 26-28
American Federation of Teachers’ Civil & Human Rights Conference
“Human Rights in an Era of
Compassionate Conservatism”
Hyatt Regency Washington
Washington
Contact: American Federation of Teachers
Phone: (202) 879-4400
Web: www.aft.org

October 27-30
15th Annual Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Conference
“Excellence Through Diversity:
Celebrating our Past and
Reshaping our Future”
Caribe Hilton
San Juan, Puerto Rico
E-mail: hacu@hacu.net
Web: www.hacu.net



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