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Two Chowan Discovery Panels in Chicago.

November 13, 2014 @ 9:00 am - November 14, 2014 @ 4:00 pm

For the second consecutive conference, Chowan Discovery Group is hosting two panels at the Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference at DePaul University in Chicago.  Address is DePaul University Center, 2250 N. Sheffield  at the Fullerton CTA station.

Thursday, November 13 from 2:15 to 3:45pm, Room 325Mobility and Definition in Mixed-Race History. The moderator is Mayola Cotterman, retired professor, Northwestern University. The panelists are:

– Dr. Arwin D. Smallwood (North Carolina A&T University): Documenting and Exploring the Early History of Mixed Race Peoples: Over Five Hundred Years of the Merging of Native American, African, and European Peoples in North America from the 1500s to Present

– Ainsworth Tracy (New York College – CUNY): Documenting the Intersections and History of African-Americans and Native Americans in Colonial America: American Marronage: An Examination of Eastern North Carolina.

– Marvin T. Jones (Chowan Discovery Group): Measurements of a Mixed-Race Community – the Winton Triangle.  Jones’ presentation will give the audience the size and scope of the Winton Triangle by showing numbers of large houses, stores, churches, acreages, professionals and educators.

 Friday, November 14 from 1:45 to 3:15pm, Room 314A: Beginnings and Transitions of Mixed Race People in North Carolina The Moderator is Steven F. Riley of www.mixedracestudies.org.  Panelists are:

– Lars Adams (Independent Writer): The Algonquians of North Carolina: Ethnic Transformation and Identity Retention in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Dr. Arwin D. Smallwood (North Carolina A&T University): One of America’s First Mixed Race Peoples: A Study of the Tuscarora and the Indian Woods, Reservation Established in Bertie County, North Carolina in 1717.

Marvin T. Jones (Chowan Discovery Group): A Mixed Race Family at War – The Robbins Family.  We are still in the time of the 15oth anniversary observances of the Civil War.  This story is about one Mixed Race Family and its role in the War and beyond.

For last minute information call 202.236.2030.

 

Organizer

Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference
Phone:
773) 325-4994
Website:
http://criticalmixedracestudies.org/wordpress/cmrs-2014/

Venue

DePaul University
2250 N. Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Phone:
202.726.4066
Website:
http://www.depaul.edu/campus-maps/buildings/Pages/student-center.aspx