[Blackstudies-l] Fwd: Underground Railroad Conference

Emilye Crosby crosby at geneseo.edu
Mon Feb 8 11:27:12 EST 2010



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> From: "Katherine Chansky" <librarian at schist.org>
> Date: February 8, 2010 11:15:34 AM EST
>
> Subject: Underground Railroad Conference
> Reply-To: <librarian at schist.org>
>
> ugrworkshop.com
>
> REGISTER NOW!     ----   DON’T DELAY   ----   SPREAD THE WORD!
>
> 9th Annual UGR History Conference
>
> Gender, Class, Race and Ethnicity in Abolitionism, on the  
> Underground Railroad, and in the Struggle Since
>
> February 26, 27, 28, 2010
>
> Organized by Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital  
> Region, Inc.
> Hosted by Russell Sage College, Troy, New York In Collaboration with  
> Rensselaer County Historical Society
>
> February 26
> “The Not So Underground Underground Railroad” Teacher Workshop  
> Rhonda Y. Williams, Ph.D. – evening guest speaker “Railroads,  
> Streets and Bridges – Black Women and Freedom Journeys”
>
> February 27
> Rosemary Sadlier–Mary Ann Shadd: Publisher, Editor, Teacher, Lawyer,  
> Suffragette Workshops, cultural performance, vendors, poster displays
>
> Join with scholars, artists, historians, preservationists,  
> educators, students, community members and others to explore how the  
> forces of gender, class, race and ethnicity have influenced the UGR  
> and movements for freedom that have arisen in its wake.
>
> February 28
> 2-hour tour of Troy’s UGR and African American heritage sites
>
> A complete listing of pre-conference activities, workshops,  
> speakers, accommodations, sponsors and directions is available
>
> REGISTER at www.ugrworkshop.com or 518-432-4432
>
> REGISTER NOW!     ----   REGISTER NOW!   ----   REGISTER NOW!
>
> Please note: When going to www.ugrworkshop.com - you must click on  
> the link for more information about the conference. That will take  
> you to pages with all the information you need.
>
>
>
>
> Katherine Chansky, Librarian
> Co-Chair for Publicity, Committee on Conference Planning, URHPCR, Inc.
> Grems-Doolittle Library
> Schenectady County Historical Society
> 32 Washington Ave., Schenectady, NY 12305
> (518) 374-0263
>

Emilye Crosby
Professor
History Department
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14554
(585) 245-5375
crosby at geneseo.edu

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