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Global Assignment: An Evening Honoring the Work of Dr. Runoko Rashidi

Join us for an evening honoring the work of Dr. Runoko Rashidi, renowed historian, researcher, and intrepid chronicler of African people studying ancient Egypt. The evening will start with a documentary screening, a talk with author and researcher Anthony T. Browder, followed by a networking reception with light refreshments. All events will take place in the University Library Community Room, LN B131. You can RSVP to the event using the following Google Form

  • 3pm – Documentary Screening of Global Assignment: The Life and Times of Dr. Runoko Rashidi, a 72-minute film that documents the life of Dr. Rashidi as he traveled around the world in search of the global African presence.
  • 4:30pm – Honoring the Scholars who Defined Dr. Rashidi’s Global Assignment, by Anthony T. Browder. Mr. Browder will discuss the scholars who shaped Dr. Rashidi’s historical and cultural worldview and the impact positive role models have on shaping the consciousness of youth. Browder's presentation will include biographical profiles of Drucella Dunjee Houston, Dr. Chancellor Williams, Dr. Ivan Van Sertima, Dr. John Henrik Clarke and Dr. Frances Cress Welsing.
  • 5:30pm – Closing Reception with Pan-African Studies, the College of Ethnic Studies, and the University Library. Light refreshments will be served.

Presented by Pan-African Studies, the College of Ethnic Studies, and the University Library.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Community Room (Library North B131)
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