Schedule

Thursday, April 21st

Welcome (12:00 - 12:30 p.m.)

Cheryl A. Wall at Rutgers (12:30 - 12:45 p.m.)

Cheryl Clarke (Rutgers University)

The Future of Black Feminist Futures: Rutgers English Diversity Institute (REDI) Alumni (12:45 - 2:15 p.m.)

Anna Hinton (University of North Texas), Moderator 
Brandon Callender (Brandeis University)
Dionte Harris (University of Virginia)  
Lauren Jackson (Northwestern University)  

Coffee Break (2:15 - 2:30 p.m.) 

Changing Our Own Words: Then and Now (2:30 - 4:00 p.m.)

Dana Williams (Howard University), Moderator 
Abena Busia (Rutgers University)
Paula Giddings (Smith College)
Beverly Guy-Sheftall (Spelman College)
Deborah McDowell (University of Virginia) 

Coffee Break (4:00 - 4:30 p.m.) 

Keynote (4:30 - 5:45 p.m.)

Farah Jasmine Griffin (Columbia University)

Performance (6:00 - 6:30 p.m.)

Melanie R. Hill (Rutgers University, Newark)

Friday, April 22nd

Continental Breakfast (8:45 - 9:15 a.m.)

Black Feminist Futures: Gender and Sexuality (9:30 - 11:00 a.m.)

Shaun Myers (University of Pittsburgh), Moderator 
GerShun Avilez (University of Maryland)
LaMonda Horton-Stallings (Georgetown University)

Coffee Break (11:00 - 11:15 a.m.)

Black Feminist Futures and the University (11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.)

Michelle Stephens (Rutgers University), Moderator
Ifeoma Nwankwo (Sarah Lawrence College)
Valerie Smith (Swarthmore College) 
Deborah Gray White (Rutgers University)

Lunch (1:00 - 2:00 p.m.)

The Future of Black Feminist Theory (2:15 - 3:45 p.m.)

Brittney Cooper (Rutgers University), Moderator
Mecca Sullivan (Georgetown University) 
Margo Crawford (University of Pennsylvania)

Coffee Break (3:45 - 4:00 p.m.)

Worrying the Line of Black Feminist Scholarship (4:00 - 5:30 p.m.)

Soyica Diggs Colbert (Georgetown University), Moderator 
Thadious Davis (University of Pennsylvania)
Brent Hayes Edwards (Columbia University)
Mary Helen Washington (University of Maryland)

Closing Remarks