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by Evans,Cortney last modified Mar 01, 2011 02:59 PM
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The Saturday Academy is a community-based enrichment program in African World history and culture sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences (University of Louisville) in collaboration with the Jefferson County Public Schools, with support from Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton, the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, the Louisville Urban League and the University of Louisville Signature Partnership Initiative.

What
  • Community Outreach
When Mar 05, 2011 11:00 AM to
Mar 26, 2011 02:00 PM
Where DuValle Education Center Cafeteria
Contact Name
Contact Phone 852-2252
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From 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the African World/Black History seminar led by Dr. Blaine Hudson.  Black History topics for this term include:

Slavery *Blacks not enslaved* Resistance and Revolts* Causes of the Civil War

From 12:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., community forums on issues and culture.

-March 5: "Women Writers off the Beaten Track: Alice Notley"

                        Dr. Courteney Petrosino, UofL

-March 12: "Women and Aging: Issues and Insights"

                         Dr. Latrica Best, UofL

- March 19: "Seasoned Sisters Speak"

                        Katie Christopherson, Helen Lang, and Delores-White Baker

-March 26: "Creating Successful Students and Schools: One Role at a Time"

                        Featuring award presentation to Principle Betty Graham, Olmstead Academy South

 

The Saturday Academy is free and open to the public, and meets in the DuValle Education Center Cafeteria, 3610 Bohne Avenue, in the Park DuValle Community, north of Algonquin Parkway at 35th Street.
 
For additional information, please contact Bani Hines-Hudson, Program Consultant, at bhineshudson@yahoo.com or Marian Vasser, Program Coordinator, at 852-2252 or mrvass01@louisville.edu.  We look forward to seeing our old friends and to making new ones.
 
Check the new Saturday Academy website:   http://louisville.edu/saturdayacademy
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