Program

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

 

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

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Lehigh University Malcolm x - University Center

MORNING SESSIONS ARE SCHEDULED IN UNIVERSITY CENTER
29 Trembley Drive (Building #29 on campus map)

8:00 AM (on-going through morning sessions)
CONFERENCE CHECK-IN / Continental Breakfast
University Center, Room 308

♦ INDICATES LIVE STREAMING


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12:00 to 1:30 PM - LUNCH BREAK 

AFTERNOON SESSIONS ARE SCHEDULED IN ZOELLNER ARTS CENTER

420 E. Packer Avenue (Building #49 on campus map)

CONFERENCE CHECK-IN (on-going through afternoon sessions)

♦ INDICATES LIVE STREAMING


♦ 1:30 to 2:30 PM
SPEAKER - Ms. Rosa Alicia Clemente, Visiting Lecturer W.E.B. Du Bois Department, Afro-American Studies, CSULA; Doctoral Candidate, UMASS-Amherst, Pan African Studies Department; 2008 VP Candidate-Green Party
"Malcolm X and the Meaning of Activism for Today"
Baker Hall

2:30 to 2:45 PM - BREAK

♦ 2:45 to 3:45 PM
SPEAKER - Dr. Pap Ndiaye, Professor, Institut d' Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po)
"Malcolm X and Paris: Looking Back, Looking Forward"
Baker Hall

3:45 to 4:00 PM - BREAK

♦ 4:00 to 5:00 PM 
SPEAKER - Mr. Tariq Ali, Historian and Novelist; Editor of New Left Review
"Radicalism in the 21st Century: How has the Left Coped with the Triumph of Capital in the Last Decades of the Last Century?"
Baker Hall

5:00 to 5:15 PM - BREAK

♦ 5:15 to 6:30 PM 
PANEL DISCUSSION - Introduction by Dr. Saladin Ambar 
Mr. Tariq Ali, Historian and Novelist; Editor of New Left Review
Dr. Saladin Ambar, Associate Professor of Political Science, Lehigh University
Dr. Pap Ndiaye, Professor, Institut d' Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po)
Dr. Amardeep Singh, Associate Professor of English, Lehigh University
"International Perspectives"
Baker Hall

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Lehigh University Malcolm X - Inside STEPS

MORNING SESSIONS ARE SCHEDULED IN UNIVERSITY CENTER
29 Trembley Drive (Building #29 on campus map)

8:00 AM (on-going through morning sessions)
CONFERENCE CHECK-IN / Continental Breakfast
University Center, Room 308

♦ INDICATES LIVE STREAMING


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12:15 to 1:30 PM - LUNCH BREAK 

AFTERNOON SESSIONS ARE SCHEDULED IN SINCLAIR LABORATORY, AUDITORIUM
7 Asa Drive (Building #7 on campus map)

CONFERENCE CHECK-IN (on-going through afternoon sessions)

♦ INDICATES LIVE STREAMING


♦ 1:30 to 2:30 PM
SPEAKER - Dr. Carolyn Rouse, Professor of Anthropology, Princeton University
"Reading Malcolm X from the Caves of Tora Bora: Reinterpreting a Global Icon at the End of History"
Sinclair Auditorium

2:30 to 2:45 PM - BREAK

♦ 2:45 to 4:00 PM 
PANEL DISCUSSION - Introduction by Dr. Donald E. Hall, Herbert J. and Ann L. Siegel Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Lehigh University
Moderators
Dr. James B. Peterson, Associate Professor of English and Director of Africana Studies Program, Lehigh University

Dr. Saladin Ambar, Associate Professor of Political Science, Lehigh University
Dr. Monica Miller, Assistant Professor of Religion Studes and Director of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Lehigh University
Dr. Amardeep Singh, Associate Professor of English, Lehigh University

"Reflections with Lehigh Faculty"
Sinclair Auditorium 

4:30 to 5:30 PM 
CLOSING RECEPTION BY INVITATION / REGISTRATION ONLY (Registration for reception through conference registration link)
Zoellner Arts Center, Main Art Gallery, Lower Level, 420 E. Packer Avenue (Building #49 on campus map)


EVENING PERFORMANCE "NOTATIONS: LELAND GANTT, RHAPSODY IN BLACK" IS SCHEDULED IN ZOELLNER ARTS CENTER
420 E. Packer Avenue (Building #49 on campus map)

7:30 PM
NOTATIONS: LELAND GANTT, RHAPSODY IN BLACK 
This event is free and open to the public, no registration required.
Baker Hall

Paper Presentations

9:00—10:30 AM
Amy Ongiri (Lawrence University)

“Who Taught You to Hate Yourself?: Malcolm X, Visual Culture and the Challenge of the Black Aesthetic”

University Center, Room 303
9:00—10:30 AM
Ted Morgan (Lehigh University)

"From Satan to Commodity: The Malcolm X of Mass Media Culture”

University Center, Room 303
9:00—10:30 AM
Usame Tunagur (Independent Scholar)

"A Traitor Caught Between Martin and Malcolm"

University Center, Room 303
9:00—10:30 AM
Wilfredo Gomez (Independent Scholar)

"X’s World: Hip-Hop’s Treatment of Malcolm X’s Legacy"

University Center, Room 303
10:45 AM —12:15 PM
Shermaine Jones (UVA)

"From the Prophet Himself: The Exis- tential Dimensions of Black Rage in Malcolm X’s Autobiography"

University Center, Room 303
10:45 AM—12:15 PM
Roberta Meek (Muhlenberg College)

“Racist Rizzo Rides Again: The November 17, 1967 Philadelphia Police Riot”

University Center, Room 303
10:45 AM —12:15 PM
Darius Williams and Kashi Johnson (Lehigh University)

"X-Cerpts: Channeling the Black Arts Movement in Celebration of the Lessons, Life, and Legacy of Malcolm X”

University Center, Room 303

Paper Presentations

9:00—10:30 AM
Zaheer Ali (Columbia University)

“Muslim Lands in this Country: The Nation of Islam’s African-Asian Bazaars and the Creation of Muslim Spaces in NYC, 1957-1963”

University Center, Room 303
9:00—10:30 AM
Garrett Felber (University of Michigan)

"A Bandung Conference in Harlem: The Nation of Islam and 1950s Afro-Arab Solidarity"

University Center, Room 303
9:00—10:30 AM
Abdul Akbar Muhammad (Historian)

"Malcolm X - His Life, His Impact, 50 Years After His Assassination"

University Center, Room 303
9:00—10:30 AM
Maytha Alhassen (USC)

"The Ummic Imperative: Appraising the Influence of Islamic Humanismon Malcolm's Pro-Palestine Politics"

University Center, Room 303
10:45 AM —12:00 PM
Hisham Aidi (Columbia University)

"Du Bois, Ghana and Cairo Jazz: The Geo-Politics of Malcolm X"

University Center, Room 303
10:45 AM —12:00 PM
Katie Merriman (UNC-Chapel Hill)

"Malcolm’s Lost Son: Muhammad Ali’s Muslim Internationalism in the 1960s"

University Center, Room 303
10:45 AM—12:00 PM
Kwame Essien (Lehigh University)

"Malcolm X: The (Un)Wanted Guest in Ghana"

University Center, Room 303
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