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Women Across the Disciplines Symposium: Keynote by Dr. Johnnetta Cole

Women Across the Disciplines Symposium: Keynote by Dr. Johnnetta Cole

Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, Chair & President of the National Council of Negro Women, will offer a keynote lecture on how collections like the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection ensure that activist history and strategies are communicated across the generations. This keynote is the opening program for a symposium on Women Across the Disciplines, which is held in association with the exhibit "Five Hundred Years of Women's Work: The Lisa Unger Baskin Collection."

6:00 p.m. Reception and Exhibit Viewing
Holsti Anderson Family Assembly Room, Rubenstein Library, Room 153

7:00 p.m. Keynote Lecture by Dr. Johnnetta Cole

Welcoming remarks by Paula D. McClain, Dean of the Graduate School and Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Duke University and Deborah Jakubs, Rita DiGiallonardo Holloway University Librarian & Vice Provost for Library Affairs

Griffith Film Theater, Bryan Center, Duke University (125 Science Drive, Durham, NC)

Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole is a Principal Consultant with Cook Ross, Inc. Previously she served for eight years as the Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. Recently, she was named the seventh President and Board Chair of The National Council of Negro Women (NCNW).

Dr. Cole holds a Ph.D. in anthropology with a specialization in African Studies from Northwestern University. After holding teaching and administrative positions in anthropology, women's studies and African American studies at several colleges and universities, she served as the president of both of the historically Black colleges for women in the United States-Spelman College and Bennett College.

Women Across the Disciplines symposium co-sponsors:  The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Department of African & African-American Studies, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Duke Center for Arts, Digital Culture and Entrepreneurship, Duke Council on Race & Ethnicity, Economics Department, English Department, History Department, Program in Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies, Program in Literature

Monday, April 15, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
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West Campus
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