31st Biennial Symposium of African American Culture and Philosophy
“50 Years of Black Studies”
November 28 – December 1, 2018
Stewart Center, Purdue University
30th Symposium on African American Culture and Philosophy
"Exploring the "Humanity" in the Digital Humanities"
December 1 - 3, 2016
Webcast video links for 2016 Symposium
The Sankofa Principle: From the Drum to the Digital by Dr. Abdul Alkalimat
Black Studies in the Age of Big Data
Decolonizing the Digital
Roundtable: Meanings of Digitalization and Africana Studies
29th Symposium "Black to the Future: Black Culture Through Time and Space"
November 20-22, 2014
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28th Annual Symposium "Celebrating Our Past & Looking Into Our future"
November 15-17, 2012
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Houston Baker of Vanderbilt University
Thursday Nov. 15, 7:00 PM Stewart Center, Room 310
27th Annual Symposium "Afro-Latin America: Rethinking, Identity, Politics and Culture"
December 1-3, 2011
26th Annual Symposium "Race & Reality: Mediated Truths"
November 18-20, 2010
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907
call for papers
25th Annual Symposium "New Directions in Feminism and Womanism in Africa and African Diaspora
November 5-7, 2009
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Last years Symposium
24th Annual Symposium "(Re)Visioning the Black Caribbean: Spaces, Places, & Voices"
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Myriam Chancy, Louisiana State University
November 5-8, 2008
23rd Annual Symposium "Harlem Renaissance: Aesthetics, Values, and Identity"
November 1-3, 2007
22nd Annual Symposium "Blacker Than Thou: Authenticity and Identity in the Diaspora"
December 7-9, 2006
Symposium Program Booklet
21st Annual Symposium "Hip Hop in the African Diaspora"
November 17 - 19, 2005