From Slavery To Pan-Africanism: A Commemoration of Resilience: 1619-2019

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Howard University will host an important 1-day forum, & series of panels reflecting on 100s of years of Pan African resilience

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FROM SLAVERY TO PAN-AFRICANISM

A Commemoration of Resilience

1619-2019

Howard University will be hosting a daylong commemoration of the Year of Return, which is a recognition of the 400 years since the first enslaved Africans arrived in the English colonies, and the 100 years since the first Pan African Congress. The event will include panel discussions with community and academic leaders, reflecting on the Year of Return and the legacy of Pan Africanism.

9:00 AM-12:00 PM: MORNING SESSION

Welcome Remarks: Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, President of Howard University

Introduction: Dr. Rubin Patterson, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Keynote Speaker: H.E. Dr. Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, Ambassador of Ghana

Panel Presentations and Discussions on the sub-theme: REMEMBRANCE OF SLAVERY: STRUGGLE AND TRIUMPH

Panel A: The 400th Anniversary in Perspective

Panel B: The “Year of Return” in Perspective

12:00-2:00 PM: Luncheon

2:00-5:00 PM: AFTERNOON SESSION

Introduction: Dr. Dana Williams, Interim Dean of the Graduate School

Distinguished Speaker: Hon. Congressmember Karen Bass, Chair of Congressional Black Caucus

Panel Presentations and Discussions on the sub-theme: THE LEGACY OF PAN-AFRICANISM

Panel A: Howard University and the Legacy of Pan-Africanism

Ambassadors Panel: Africa and Its Diaspora in the Twenty-First Century: Preparing the April 2020 Africa Policy Forum

Closing Remarks: Dr. Anthony K. Wutoh, Provost and Chief Academic Officer

5:15-7:00PM: Reception

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501 W Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20059

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