Friday, May 13 

Welcome – 9am to 9:15am – Zoom

Welcome remarks by Melina Pappademos (University of Connecticut), director of the Faculty of Color Working Group

First Block 9:15am to 10:30am – Zoom

Inside/Out: The Imperative for Engagement Beyond the University by Melody C. Barnes

Second Block – 10:45am to 12pm – Zoom

Contingent faculty session by Dr. Laura Sachiko Fugikawa and Dr. jesús hernández 

Mid-Career Make-Over: It’s not the Make-up, It’s the Music! by Dr. Sarah Willie-Lebreton

Tenure-track faculty session: Ever Renewing Values and Purpose by Dr. Jamila Michener

Lunch break – 12pm to 12:45pm

Asynchronous / on your own

Social hour – 12:45pm to 1:30pm

Hosted on Remo

Third Block – 1:30pm to 2:45pm – Zoom

Against Renewal by Dr. Christina Sharpe

Fourth Block – 3pm to 4:15pm – Zoom

Being IN but not OF the Institution: Advancing in the Academy without Either Losing Your Soul or Forgetting Your People by Dr. Nitasha Sharma 

Stretch Break – 4:25pm to 4:50pm – Zoom

Movement Workshop with Meiver De la Cruz

Fifth Block – 5pm to 6:15pm – Zoom

#HistoricalWellness: Applying Black Women’s Traditions of Health and Wellness in the Academy and Beyond by Dr. Stephanie Y. Evans

Cocktail Hour – 6:15pm to 7pm

Hosted on Remo


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