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 18-20
Character Education Partnership 8th National Forum
“Character Education: The Other Side of the Report Card”
The Denver Marriott Tech Center
Denver
Phone: (800) 988-8081,
(202) 296-7743 Ext. 17
Fax: (202) 296-7779

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@hbcufdn.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
 Oral History Association Annual Meeting
“Global Linkages: The Internalization of Everyday Life”
San Diego, Calif.
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, associate 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



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