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Color in Freedom Symposium
November 1, 2008

Symposium Presenters

Color in Freedom
Art Exhibit November 2, 2008–March 1, 2009

Embark on a Journey

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Color in Freedom: Journey Along the Underground Railroad Educational Symposium and Gallery Tour with the Artist

Saturday, November 1, 2008, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. UMUC Inn and Conference Center Ballroom, Adelphi, Maryland

 

Symposium Agenda

Master of Ceremonies: Eric Key, UMUC Arts Program Director

10 a.m.       Registration and Continental Breakfast

11 a.m.       Welcome Remarks

Susan C. Aldridge, PhD President University of Maryland University College

Robert E. Steele, PhD Director, The David C. Driskell Center University of Maryland, College Park

11:15 a.m. The Visual Presentation

Moderator: Juanita Boyd Hardy

Barbara Stephanic, PhD Professor of Art History College of Southern Maryland

Cheryl LaRoche, PhD Lecturer Georgetown University

12:30 p.m.  Lunch and Keynote Address

John E. Fleming, PhD America I AM-The African American Imprint

2:30 p.m.   Myths and Symbolism

Moderator: Anthony M. Cohen

Cassandra Alexander, PhD Associate Professor Norfolk State University

Richard Blackett, PhD Professor of History Vanderbilt University

4:15 p.m.   Gallery Walk with the Color in Freedom Artist

Reception to Follow

UMUC Arts Program Gallery, Lower Level

5:30 p.m.   Closing Remarks

Susan C. Aldridge, PhD President University of Maryland University College

Robert E. Steele, PhD Director, The David C. Driskell Center University of Maryland, College Park

Experience the Exhibit

The Color in Freedom Event and Activities were co-sponsored by University of Maryland University College and the David C. Driskell Center.

David C. Driskell Center