Day One

 

Lehigh University Malcolm x - Zoellner

ALL SESSIONS ARE SCHEDULED IN ZOELLNER ARTS CENTER
420 E. Packer Avenue (Building #49 on campus map)

12:00 to 1:00 PM (on-going through afternoon sessions)
CONFERENCE CHECK-IN
Baker Hall Lobby

♦ INDICATES LIVE STREAMING


♦ 1:15 PM
WELCOMING REMARKS - Dr. Donald E. Hall, Herbert J. and Ann L. Siegel Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Lehigh University
Baker Hall

♦ 1:30 to 2:30 PM
SPEAKER - Dr. Saladin Ambar, Associate Professor of Political Science, Lehigh University
"Taking Malcolm X Seriously: A View Beyond the Icon"
Baker Hall 

2:30 to 2:45 PM - BREAK

♦ 2:45 to 3:45 PM 
SPEAKER - Dr. Omid Safi, Director of Duke Islamic Studies, Duke University
"America between a Dream and a Nightmare: America, Islam, and the Convergence of Martin and Malcolm"
Baker Hall

3:45 to 4:00 PM - BREAK

♦ 4:00 to 5:15 PM
PANEL DISCUSSION - Introduction by Dr. Robert Rozehnal
Dr. Hisham Aidi, Lecturer, Columbia University

Dr. Robert Rozehnal, Associate Professor of Religion Studies and Director of Center for Global Islamic Studies, Lehigh University
Dr. Omid Safi, Director of Duke Islamic Studies, Duke University

"Malcolm and Islam"
Baker Hall 

5:30 to 6:45 PM
OPENING RECEPTION BY INVITATION / REGISTRATION ONLY (Registration for reception through conference registration link)
Main Art Gallery, Lower Level

♦ 7:00 to 8:15 PM
KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Professor of Sociology, Georgetown University and Dr. James B. PetersonDirector of Africana Studies Program and Associate Professor of English, Lehigh University
"Malcolm X's Influence: 50 Years"
This event is free and open to the public, no registration required.
Baker Hall

Date: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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