“How to Go Beyond the Race Fiction in Empirical Research”
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi,
Professor of Sociology, Lasry Family Professor of
Race Relations, and Director, Center for Africana Studies at the
University of Pennsylvania, will speak on January 13, 12:00-1:00pm in Toy Lounge, Dey Hall. (More
seminars in this series.)
Call and Response:
Listening, Learning, and Living the Legacy
- Seventeenth Annual Service of Celebration & Commemoration.
January 13-15 at Duke University.
On Sunday, January 15th at 3pm, renowned entertainer and civil rights activist
Harry Belafonte will be speaking at Duke Chapel in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King.
(Listen to three brief excerpts
from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech at Duke University on Nov. 13, 1964.)
25th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 15-20, 2006. See complete schedule.
“From Georgia to Guantanamo: Understanding America’s Incarceration Addiction & Its Effect on Communities”
Saturday, February 18, 2006, the 10th Annual
Conference on Race, Class, Gender and Ethnicity.
Keynote speaker Joseph “Jazz” Hayden, lead
plaintiff of New York State’s felon disenfranchisement case Hayden v.
Hosted by the University of North Carolina School of Law, this year’s
conference will examine the pathway to prison, the prison experience, and
the effects of incarceration on individuals and their communities to which they are released.
Research and Practice: How Do We Make it Work for Everyone?”
The UNC-CH School of Public Health Minority Student Caucus presents
its 27th Annual Minority Health Conference.
24, 2006 at the William and Ida Friday Continuing Education Center, Chapel Hill,
Features Meredith Minkler, DrPH as the William
T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecturer. Dr. Minkler is Professor, Health and Social
Behavior, Center for Research and Education on Aging, School of Public Health,
University of California, Berkeley (about
(The Conference is currently at full capacity, so additional registrations are not being accepted.)
Minkler’s lecture was broadcast by C-band satellite
at 2:00pm EST, Friday, February 24
and is available as an on-demand (archived) webcast at the same page.
Conference home page
About the Keynote Lecture - abstract,
Wilson Library Treasure Tour of “African-American History”, Friday, February 10, 2006, 3:00-4:30p.m.
Tour items include:
- The original manuscripts of George Moses Horton, a former slave from
Chatham County, N.C. who was the first black American to publish a book in
- Photographs and newspapers relating to the integration of the Chapel
- An autographed first edition of Richard Wright's classic novel "Native
Son" and a first edition of "The Autobiography of Malcolm X."
For more information about the tour, call 919-962-1172 or 962-1143.
February is also the last chance to see the exhibition “Slavery and the
Making of the University: Celebrating our Unsung Heroes, Bond and Free.”
on display through February 28 in the Manuscripts Department on
the fourth floor of Wilson Library. For information call 919-962-1345.
“Eliminating Cancer Disparities In
Indian Country - Back To Individuals, Families, And Communities”
March 22-23, 2006, Wilmington NC,
3rd Annual Spirit of EAGLES American Indian/Alaska Native
Leadership Initiative on Cancer Southeastern Alliance Conference.
Co-Sponsored with the North Carolina Office on Indian Affairs.
To make room reservations, go to the WilmingtonHilton website and place your reservation under the title “Spirit of EAGLES”.
To pre-register for the conference, please fill out and mail the pre-registration application
by March 15, 2006.
Conference information, agenda, and registration fee
Olufunmilayo “Fumi” Olopade gives the Foard Lecture
Olufunmilayo “Fumi” Olopade, MD, professor of medicine and human genetics and
director of the Center for Clinical Cancer Genetics at the University of Chicago Medical Center
and 2005 MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellow, will be the 2006 Foard Lecturer
for the School of Public Health.
Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education (5:30pm reception, 6:30pm Lecture).
Free and open to the public, but please register online or call Kristen Huffman at 919-966-0198.
“16th annual Public
Health Awareness Conference”
- Morehouse College, Atlanta GA,
Tuesday, April 4th, 2006. The conference will be host to many of the local colleges
in the Atlanta area.
“Discovering Pathways to Better Health
for American Indians and Alaska Natives”
- The 2006
Indian Health Service (link)
April 24-26, 2006, Albuquerque NM.
Presented by the Native Research Network, Inc.
No registration fee for attendees.
Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health”
Satellite (c-band) and Internet,
Monday, June 26 and Wednesday, June 28, 2006.
Monday’s broadcast, on Race-based Medicine, will
originate from the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History (SHSCBCH)
at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC.
Presenters include Drs. Joseph Graves (about Dr. Graves),
Pilar Ossorio (about Dr. Ossorio),
and Morris Foster (about Dr. Foster).
Wednesday’s broadcast, on Tobacco Use Prevention Initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities , will originate from
Morgan State University (MSU) in Baltimore, MD,
with a panel moderated by Dr. Allan Noonan,
Dean of the School of Public Health and Policy at Morgan State University.
More information about the Institute & Videoconference:
Videoconference home page
View the archived webcast of the Race-Specific Medicine broadcast
(Purchase a videotape)
View the archived webcast of Tobacco Prevention Initiatives broadcast
(Purchase a videotape)
- SPH Minority Student Caucus General Body Meeting
Tuesday, November 14, 2006 5-7pm, Michael Hooker Research Center Room 2005
- “Disparities Diagnosis: The Implications of Conducting Community Based Participatory Research with Disadvantaged Populations”
SPH Minority Student Caucus Sponsored National Primary Care Week Seminar.
Thursday, November 16, 2006 11-12pm, Michael Hooker Research Center Room 2005
“Out of Control: AIDS in Black America”
- Showing of the special edition of ABC News 'Primetime' with Terry Moran, including a special segment featuring the late Peter Jennings looks at America's silent killer.
November 28, 2006, 5:30-7:00pm, followed by discussion led by Dr. James Thomas. Location: Kerr 1001.
Sponsored by the Student National Pharmaceutical Association for World AIDS Day. Also, November 29, 2006, 12:00-1:00pm. Testimony of people living with AIDS. Location: Kerr 1001
2001 & 2000 events