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Africana Studies 40th Anniversary Conference and Reunion, April 17–19

Vassar’s Africana Studies Program, as part of its 40th anniversary celebration this year, presents a conference and reunion on the weekend of April 17–19. Organized around the theme “Forty Years at Vassar: African Identities in the Diaspora,” the conference will feature keynote speakers Randall Robinson, social justice advocate and founder of TransAfrica, and Noliwe M. Rooks, associate director of the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University. Conference events will take place in the Villard Room, the Aula, and Alumnae House.

A full schedule of lectures and panels open to the public is available at the Vassar development office's regional programs website.

April 2009


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