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"The Black Experience in Britain" Wednesday at TP/SS: Reflections from MC Study Abroad Faculty/Staff and Student Scholars

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"The Black Experience in Britain" Wednesday at TP/SS: Reflections from MC Study Abroad Faculty/Staff and Student Scholars

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Published: 2018-02-27 05:49:11.620

MC faculty/staff and students (professional development recipients and student scholars) will reflect on studies and findings resulting from short term study abroad in London this past winter break.

The program will occur in the Catherine F. Scott Common (CM) Room 211, at Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, from 12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. and qualifies as a "cultural diversity training requirement."

What will be gained from attending?

*A comparative view of the Black Experience in the USA and the UK
*A look at Black life and identity in London
*Reflections on the various historical and cultural sites visited
*A discussion of how and why Black identity has become globalized

Here are expected speakers and topics:

Professor of African American History and Global Human Rights, Alonzo Smith's "The Black Experience in Britain"
Film Maker and Professor, Terence Johnson's "An Interview by Alonzo Smith with Ms. Liz Fekete, Director of the Institute of Race Relations, London, United Kingdom"
MC Student, Rashani Ward Williamson's "Blackstory: Examining Black Lives--Past and Present-- in the UK"
Professor of English, Cinder Cooper's "Program Leadership in London Study Abroad Program"
MC Study Abroad Coordinator, Gregory Malveaux; and Director of the Global Humanities Institution, Rita Kranidis' words on "Using Global Education and Study Abroad for Professional Development"

You may attend without reserving a seat, or advanced reservations can be made through ELITE.

For additional questions, contact

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