2019 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE

Roots of Revolution: Reaching Back | Pushing Forward

Westin Hotel  | Jackson, Mississippi

TUESDAY, AUG. 6
Pre-Conference

DAY 1

 

 

 

 

  • 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Digital Humanities Afro-Futurism Workshop, Part 1 (CLICK HERE to register and learn more)
  • 9:00 – 4:00 PM NMAAHC/AASLH StEPs Pre-Conference Convening @ Mississippi Civil Rights Museum (2nd Floor Conference Room)
  • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM AAAM Directors & Trustees Reception (Invitation Only)

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 7
PRE-CONFERENCE

DAY 2

  • 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Digital Humanities Afro-Futurism Workshop, Part 2 (CLICK HERE to register and learn more)
  • 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Museum Educators Workshop @ Mississippi Museum of Art (CLICK HERE to register and learn more)
  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM AAAM Directors & Trustees Listening Session  @ Westin Hotel Conference Room
  • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Pre-Conference Local Heritage Tour (CLICK HERE to register or for more details)
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM IMLS Convening of AAHC Grant Recipients @ Westin Hotel Conference Room
  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Robert Frederick Smith Fund Intern Reception (Invitation Only)
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM First Time Attendee Meet-Up (Open to all First Time Conference Attendees)
  • 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Opening Plenary~Kindred Literary Discussion @ Westin Hotel Conference Room
  • 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM  2019 Conference Welcome Reception @ JSU Margaret Walker Center
  • 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM AAAM’s EPG Presents: Wine-Down Wednesday

THURSDAY, AUG. 8

DAY 3

 

 

 

  • 6:00 AM – 6:45 AM AAAM’s EPG Presents: Self-Care Sunrise Stretch
  • 7:00 AM – 8:15 AM Morning Networking Lounge
  • 7:45 AM – 3:00 PM Heritage Excursion to Hattiesburg, MS (CLICK HERE to register or for more details)
  • 8:15 AM –11:30 AM Concurrent Sessions (CLICK HERE to view Schedule)
  • 11:45 AM – 1:45 PM Luncheon Keynote Conversation
  • 1:45 PM – 2:00 PM AAAM’s EPG Presents: Mid-Day Meditation
  • 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM Concurrent Sessions (CLICK HERE to view Schedule)
  • 3:15 PM – 3:45 PM Afternoon Networking Lounge
  • 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM Concurrent Sessions (CLICK HERE to view Schedule)
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Speed Networking Mentorship Session
  • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Evening Reception at the Smith-Robertson Museum
  • 9:30 PM – Until AAAM’s EPG Presents: The After Party

FRIDAY, AUG. 9   

DAY 4

 

 

  • 6:00 AM–6:45 AM AAAM’s EPG Presents: Woke+Wellness Workout
  • 7:00 AM – 8:15 AM Morning Networking Lounge
  • 8:15 AM – 11:30 AM Concurrent Sessions (CLICK HERE to view Schedule)
  • 11:45 AM – 1:45 PM Luncheon Keynote Conversation
  • 1:45 PM – 2:00 PM AAAM’s EPG Presents: Mid-Day Meditation
  • 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM Concurrent Sessions (CLICK HERE to view Schedule)
  • 3:15 PM – 3:45 PM Afternoon Networking Lounge
  • 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM Concurrent Sessions (CLICK HERE to view Schedule)
  • 3:45 PM – 5:45 PM Closing Plenary: Activists~Authors Dialogue & Book Signing
  • 7:00 PM –10:00 PM Closing Reception at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
  • 10:00PM–Until AAAM’s EPG Presents: The After Party

All conference sessions will be held at the WESTIN HOTEL (407 S. Congress Street | Jackson, MS 39201), unless otherwise noted.  The conference schedule is current as of June 25, 2019 and subject to change.