About this Event
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In commemoration of the centennial of James Baldwin's birth, Morgan State University’s Office of the President, the Benjamin A. Quarles Humanities and Social Science Institute, the Department of English and Language Arts, the James H. Gilliam, Jr. College of Liberal Arts, and the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGST) Program proudly announce the inaugural one-day WGST Graduate Symposium (WGST-GS). This symposium will take place at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland, on March 28, 2023, from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
We invite scholars and researchers to submit papers and panel proposals that delve into the profound intersections of Baldwin's life, writings, and sociopolitical views with a particular focus on issues related to women, gender, and activism. Our symposium welcomes diverse and interdisciplinary explorations across various academic disciplines, cultural expressions, and creative and other academic writings.