50th Anniversary of the Department of African and African American Studies

Jan. 7, 2019

Join us on Friday, February 8 and Saturday, February 9, Levin Ballroom, as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Department of African and African American Studies (AAAS) at Brandeis.

Text and image on a black banner background of a yellow, green, and red fist and the words AAAS 50th commemoration Feb. 8-9, 2019 Brandeis University

Keynote speakers and participants will include Angela Y. Davis ’65, Julieanna Richardson ’76, H'16, Hortense Spillers, PhD’74, and Askia Touré. The commemoration will also be highlighted by panels featuring multiple generations of Brandeis alumni, including participants in the 1969 Ford Hall occupation.  

This event is free and open to the public.  Advanced registration is required.  To register and for additional information visit: http://www.brandeis.edu/aaas/50th

Supporters: Office of the President, Alumni Relations, Legacy Fund for Social Justice, Office of the Provost, Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences, DEIS Impact, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program.