Graduate Association for African-American History

18th Annual Conference
October 18-20, 2017

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Keynote Speaker

black and white image of professor giddings, 2017 keynote speaker for the annual GAAAH conferenceThis year's conference will feature a keynote address from Paula Giddings, the Elizabeth A. Woodson 1922 Professor of Africana Studies. She is the author When and Where I Enter: The Impact on Black Women on Race and Sex in America; In Search of Sisterhood: Delta Sigma Theta and the Challenge of the Black Sorority Movement; and the biography of anti-lynching activist Ida B. Wells, Ida: A Sword Among Lions, which won The Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award.


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