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BMRC Former Fellows Reunion & National Gathering of African American Studies Scholars

The Black Metropolis Research Consortium is pleased to invite Former BMRC Fellows and Scholars of African American Studies to participate in the 2018 Former Fellows Reunion and National Gathering of African American Studies Scholars - a one-day Reunion and Symposium to celebrate the accomplishments of BMRC Fellows, engage with noted researchers, scholars, and archivists from a variety of disciplines interested in African American studies, experiences, history and culture, and evaluate impact of the Fellowship program.  

Through generous support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the one day Reunion and Symposium will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana on Saturday, October 6, 2018 in concurrence with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History‚Äôs (ASALH) Annual Meeting (October 3-7, 2018).  Attendees will enjoy a complimentary registration, breakfast and lunch.  

The Reunion and Symposium will consist of speakers, panels, and opportunities for former Fellows to reengage with each other, as well as invited guests from a variety of disciplines interested in research and scholarship on the African American experience.  Additionally, participants will be asked to assess their experiences as former Fellows and contribute ideas for the sustainability and success of the Summer Short-term Fellowship.  

Please complete this form if you do not need a travel award or funds to attend this Reunion & Symposium.  If you  are a Former BMRC Fellow, and would like to apply for funding by August 15, 2018, please visit the Travel Awards applications at  http://bmrc.lib.uchicago.edu/projects/fellowship-program-information/2018-fellowship-program/reunion-information-and-registration/.

Please be aware that by attending the BMRC Reunion and Symposium, you are consenting to your voice, name, and/or likeness being used without compensation, for exploitation in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter devised, for eternity, and you release Black Metropolis Research Consortium, its successors and assigns from any liability whatsoever of any nature.

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