Language Matters IV: Reading and Teaching Toni Morrison in Translation
Making the Wright Connection, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Explores Richard Wright and his influence on the American idiom. The program includes a two-week summer institute to be held from July 11-24, 2010 at the University of Kansas, and subsequent virtual seminars that use technology to foster collaboration among participants.
4th Annual Creative Arts Festival: The Sit-in Movement and Student Activism Fifty Years Later at
Jackson State University
April 7 and 8
See complete details and a full schedule of events. All events are free and open to the public.
"Furious Flower Collegiate Poetry Summit"
James Madison University
Visit the website to learn how college students of all backgrounds will have the opportunity to explore African American poetry and create their own orginal works.
The Black Metropolis Research Consortium is accepting applications for two fellowship programs:The BMRC Short-Term Fellowship Program in African American Studies and the Timuel D. Black, Jr. Short-TermFellowship in African American Studies. The application deadline for both programs is January 11, 2010. For more information on how to apply go to the BMRC website.