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Spring 2016





January 16

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Slocum Massacre Historical Marker Dedication: Constance Hollie-Jawaid, E. R. Bills, Malachi D. Crawford

Slocum ISD Cafeteria, Slocum, TX

January 19


Martin Luther King Observance Day


January 27

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Sister Outsider Workshop

Student Center Room 214 Space City

February 2

11:30am - 1:00pm

2016 AAS Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series: Dr. Oliver Rollins, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Penn Program on Race, Science & Society (PRSS) at the University of Pennsylvania

AAH 210

February 4

11:30am - 1:00pm

African American Historic Preservation: Joy G. Kinard, Superintendent of the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers Monument

AAH 210

February 5

Noon - 1:00pm

Seminar on Race and Sport: Dr. Drew Brown, 2015-2016 AAS Visiting Scholar

Student Center Room DI

February 8

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Blacks in Higher Education Learning Forum

Student Center Room DI

February 9

11:30am - 1:00pm

2016 AAS Distinguished Alumni Speaker Seeries: Ms. Quaniqua N. Carthan, Program Coordinator for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods

AAH 210

February 11

11:30am - 1:00pm

Historically Black College Newspapers as Primary Sources:  Pamela E.Foster, Afro-American Historican and Genealogical Society

AAH 628

February 18-21

Model African Union Conference-UH African American Studies-Niger Delegation

Washington, DC

February 22

1:00pm  - 2:30pm

Slocum Massacre of 1910:  E. R. Bills, author of The 1910 Slocum Massacre: An Act of Genocide in East Texas

AAH 628

March 4

8:30am – 5:30pm

 African American Studies Black Women's Conference  

HSC 102

March 4 5:00pm Deadline for submission of AAS Undergraduate Scholarship, Graduate Assistantship and Study Abroad Scholarship applications AH 629

April 16

5:00pm - 8:00pm

African American Studies Student Appreciation Program


May 6

 7:00pm – until

Annual Scholarship Banquet

Hilton University of Houston Waldolf Astoria