This day-long symposium will kick off a year of events at UC Berkeley to mark the 400 year anniversary of the beginning of slavery in North America. The events are being co-organized by the Haas Institute, the African American studies and history departments, the African American Student Development Center, and the Black Staff & Faculty Organization.
The symposium will include a keynote speech by Haas Institute Director and African American studies professor john a. powell, plus several panels and performances detailed below.
Date: August 30, 2019
Time: 8:30am - 6:30pm
Location: International House Auditorium, 2299 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94720
This event is wheelchair accessible.