Friday, Feb. 26, 6 to 8 p.m. CST
Welcome and Introduction:
Anthony Pinn, Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities; Professor of Religion; Director, Center for African and African American Studies, Rice University
"Building African American Studies at HBCUs"
Melanye Price, Endowed Professor of Political Science; Director, Ruth J. Simmons Center for Race and Justice, Prairie View A&M University
"African American Studies: An Institution with Solid Community Principles"
Linda Reed, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Houston
"Black Matters: Shaping the Future of Black Studies at Rice"
Nicole Waligora-Davis, Associate Professor of English; Member, Steering Committee, Center for African and African American Studies, Rice University
"African American History, Houston and Texas Southern University"
Cary D. Wintz ’65, Distinguished Professor of History; Director, History MA Program, Texas Southern University
Fay Yarbrough ’97, Associate Professor of History; Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Special Projects, School of Humanities; Affiliated Faculty, Center for African and African American Studies, Rice University