Faculty Research Symposium Oct. 31

Faculty Research Symposium Oct. 31

Marriage among African Americans in the United States and the controversial "mixed-race" studies of Caroline Bond Day will be among the topics presented at the Boston College Faculty Research Symposium on Friday, Oct. 31.

The symposium, to be held at noon in Connolly House, 300 Hammond Street, provides black faculty members at BC with opportunities to discuss aspects of their research with peers and colleagues. It is sponsored by the Council of Black Faculty in collaboration with the offices of the Academic Vice President and Dean of Faculties and Affirmative Action.

This year's presenters and their topics are: Prof. Diane Scott-Jones (Psychology), "On the Threshold of Adulthood: High School Seniors"; Asst. Prof. Janice Jackson (LSOE), "Border Crossers: Bridging the Divide Between Research and Practice"; Adj. Asst. Prof. Anastasia Curwood (History), "Caroline Bond Day (1889-1948) and the Problem of Respectability."

Also, Prof. Emeritus Elaine Pinderhughes (GSSW), "Decline of Marriage Among African Americans in the United States" and Derrick Evans, a part-time faculty member in the Black Studies Program, "The Turkey Creek (Mississippi) Project."

For more information, or to reserve a seat at the symposium, contact Nampeera Kayondo at ext.2-2323 or by e-mail at lugiran@bc.edu.

 

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