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February 24, 2014

The Black Arts Movement Conference Saturday Program

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February 22, 2014

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Saturday, March 1, 2014

Arrivals & Registration 8:30AM – 11:30AM

Opening Ceremony 9:00AM – 10:00AM

Panel Session 10:10AM – 11:30AM

Lunch 11:45AM – 12:45PM

Keynote Address 1:00PM – 1:45PM

Panel Sessions 1:00PM – 5:45PM 

Dinner 6:00PM – 7:00PM 

Theatre Night 7:30PM – 9:30PM

Panel Session 10:10AM – 11:30AM

Black Power and Black Arts Roundtable Recreation Center

Moderator: Dr. Nigel Hatton, University of California, Merced


Askia Touré Poet & Activist, Co-Founder of the Black Arts Movement

Marvin X Playwright & Activist, Co-Founder of west coast branch of Black Arts Movement

Eugene Redmond Founding Editor of Drumvoices Revue, Emeritus Professor of English & former Chairman of the Creative Writing Committee at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

Umar Bin Hassan Member of the civil rights era Last Poets

Avotcja Black Arts Movement Poet & Percussionist

Judy Juanita Novelist and playwright, former editor-in-chief of Black Panther Party Newspaper

Dr. James Smethurst Professor of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, author of The Black Arts Movement: Literary Nationalism in the 1960s and 1970s (The University of North Carolina Press (March 2005)

Dr. Mike Sell Professor of English, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, author of The Avant-Garde: Race Religion War and editor of Ed Bullins: Twelve Plays and Selected Writings.


Marvin X

Black Arts, Black Power, Black Studies COB 105

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