[Blackstudies-l] Frederick Douglass Institute Conference, Feb. 5 & 6

Emilye Crosby crosby at geneseo.edu
Tue Jan 5 17:39:39 EST 2010



Begin forwarded message:
> Dear Friends & Colleagues,
>
> I’m writing to alert you to a special event happening at the  
> University of Rochester (UR) and to ask for your help in spreading  
> the word about it. On Friday, February 5 and Saturday, February 6,  
> 2010, UR’s Frederick Douglass Institute for African & African- 
> American Studies (FDI) will hold a conference entitled "Thinking  
> Black Intellectuals" featuring some of today’s most important  
> scholars in Africana Studies. The conference is free and open to the  
> public; it is co-sponsored by UR’s Humanities Project and South  
> Atlantic Quarterly (Duke Univ.), which is publishing a special issue  
> on which the conference presentations will be based. Please find  
> attached a schedule of events, which features names of speakers and  
> titles of presentations (subject to change); for more information,  
> please contact FDI by phone at (585) 275-7235 or by e-mail at fdi at ur.rochester.edu 
> . Information is also available–with even more info forthcoming–at  
> the Humanities Project website: http://www.rochester.edu/College/humanities/ 
>  . I hope that you will be able to attend what is sure to be an  
> exciting event, and I hope that you can spread the word to other  
> colleagues. Please let me know if there is anyone else at your  
> school or elsewhere whom you think I should contact directly. Thanks  
> very much.
>
> –Jeff Tucker
>
>
> Jeffrey Allen Tucker
> Director, Frederick Douglass Institute
> for African & African-American Studies
> Associate Professor, Department of English
> University of Rochester
> Rochester, NY  14627
> FDI phone:  (585) 273-5346
> ENG phone:  (585) 275-2064
> tckr at ur.rochester.edu
>

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

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