Black History lecture series dedicated to professor emeritus Toland


TUSKEGEE, Ala. (February 3, 2011) — Tuskegee University is hosting a number of lectures for Black History Month, in honor of late professor emeritus of history, Dr. Frank L. Toland. The series, “Embracing Our Heritage and Continuing the Struggle,” continues through Feb. 28. All lectures are held in the National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care Auditorium (Room 71-243).


This series is sponsored by the Department of History and Political Science, in Collaboration with the Tuskegee University Archives, Tuskegee University Legacy Museum and the National Park Service.


Wednesday, Feb. 2      

1p.m.-3 p.m.     “U.S. Public Health Service Syphilis Study Survivors:

An Ethical Analysis and Synthesis for Families in Healing”

Lecturer: Dr. Obiora N. Anekwe


Monday, Feb. 7

10 a.m.-Noon  “George Washington Carver: The First Green Scientist”

Lecturer: Dana Chandler


Wednesday, Feb. 9
10 a.m.-Noon    “Jim Crow and Me: Stories from My Life as a Civil Rights Lawyer”

Lecturer: Solomon Seay


Tuesday, Feb. 15                     
10 a.m.-Noon  “Historiography: The Power & Consequences of Interpretation of Historical & Political Realities”
Lecturer: Dr. Joe Jimmeh

Thursday, Feb. 17                    

2 p.m.-4 p.m.  “Taylor, Wallace and William: Pioneer Tuskegee Architects”          
Lecturer: Dr. Richard Dozier


Wednesday, Feb. 23

10 a.m.-Noon  “African Americans in Agriculture: Litigation, Results and Challenges”

Lecturer: Dr. Noel Thompson


Thursday, Feb. 24

1 p.m.-3 p.m.    “Africans and African-Americans: One Destiny”
Lecturer: Dr. Thierno Thiam

Monday, Feb. 28

1 p.m.-3 p.m.    “Olivia A. Davidson: Co-founder of Tuskegee Normal School”

Lecturer: Dr. Caroline Gebhard



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