2013 Carter G. Woodson African-American Studies Black History Month Lecture Series
All events free and open to the public. Directions and map, click here.
"Memphis and the Civil Rights Movement"
Thursday, February 7th, Torp Theater, 1:45 p.m. to 2:55 p.m.
Mayor A.C. Wharton
"Inside the Nation of Islam: Perspectives from A Former Muslim, Now Christian Pastor"
Tuesday, February 12th, Founders, Davidson, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Pastor Hussien Abdullah
"The Significance of the Black Church in America: From Bishop Richard Allen to President Obama" (New Book)
Wednesday, February 13th, 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m., CCSU Bookstore
Dr. Felton O. Best
CSU Professor of Philosophy, History, African-American, and Religious Studies
*This lecture is also a part of the Central Authors Lecture Series
*Co-Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and the Religious Studies Program
"Citizenship and Humanity: Existentialism As A Philosophical Concept Regarding African-Americans"
Thursday, February 21st, Founders, Davidson, 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Professor Femi Bogle-Assegai
Professor of Philosophy
Capital Community College
*Co-Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy
"Reflections on the Election of 2012: President Barack Obama and the Political, Historical, and Philosophical Implications of the Next Four Years"
Tuesday, February 26th, Marcus White Living Room, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Dr. Walton Brown-Foster, Professor of Political Science and African-American Studies, CCSU (Moderator)
Dr. Felton O. Best, CSU Professor of Philosophy, History, African-American and Religious Studies, CCSU, (Panelist)
Dr. Paul Peterson, Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair, CCSU, (Panelist)
Dr. Katherine Harris, Adjunct Professor of History and African-American Studies, CCSU, (Panelist)
Dr. Shawn Council, Adjunct Professor of Philosophy and African-American Studies, CCSU, (Panelist)
Professor Stephen Balkaran, Adjunct Professor of Philosophy and African-American Studies, CCSU, (Panelist)
(Co-sponsored by the Departments of Philosophy, Political-Science, and History)
"Atlantic Creoles: How Enslaved Africans Built New York City"
Thursday, February 28th, Sprague Carlton, First floor, Student Center, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Dr. Shawn Council, Adjunct Professor of Philosophy and African-American Studies
*For additional information please contact Dr. Felton O. Best at 860-832-2190, or Dr. Walton Brown-Foster X22961