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Embassy Suites Charleston Area Convention Center, 5055 International Blvd., North Charleston, SC
Wednesday, October 2, 2019

“104th ASALH Annual Meeting and Conference
October 2-6, 2019
2019 Black History Theme: Black Migrations
Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Convention Center
5055 International Boulevard, North Charleston, SC

The mission of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH ®) is to promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about Black life, history and culture to the global community. Visit asalh.org/conference for information.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Academic Sessions – Convention Center, 2nd Floor / 2:00pm-3:50pm
A.      Footsteps in the Dark: Using Material Culture to Illuminate the Movements of the Enslaved in Charleston, SC
B.      Kissing Cousins: The Charleston-New Orleans Connection Via The African Diaspora
C.      Historical Effects of Migration on Gullah/Geechee Cultural Continuation
D.     Magnifying the Power of Place in Charleston Through African American Public History
E.      I Am Somebody: The Charleston Hospital Strike, 1969
F.       The South Carolina African American Heritage Commission: A Model for Preserving the African American Experience
NPS Forum, A People Moving: How the National Park Service and Preservationists Tell the Story of Black Migrations, sponsored by the National Park Conservation Association /  Ballroom C1, Convention Center, 1st Floor / 4:30pm-6:30pm

Thursday, October 3, 2019
1.Exhibit Area Open / Ballroom Foyer / Convention Center, 1st Floor / 12N-9:00pm
2.Film Festival / Meeting Room 1, Convention Center, 1st Floor / 2:00pm-9:00pm
3.Plenary Session: Moving, Marching, and Making the Beat: A Century of African American Migrations / Ballroom A, Convention Center, 1st Floor / 4:00-6:00pm
4.Authors’ Book Signing / Ballroom C-4 / Convention Center, 1st Floor / 6:00pm-8:30pm

Friday, October 4, 2019
1.Exhibit Area Open / Ballroom Foyer / Convention Center, 1st Floor / 8:00am-6:30pm
2.Film Festival / Meeting Room 1, Convention Center, 1st Floor / 9:00am-9:00pm
3.Poster Session / Ballroom C4 / 10am-11:45am
4.Open Mic Night / Ballroom C1, Convention Center, 1st Floor / 10:00pm-12:00am

Saturday, October 5, 2019
1.Exhibit Area Open / Ballroom Foyer / Convention Center, 1st Floor / 8:00am-5:00pm
2.ASALH Branch Workshop / Ballroom C2 / Convention Center, 1st Floor / 8:00am-11:45am
3.Film Festival / Meeting Room 1, Convention Center, 1st Floor / 9:00am-9:00pm
4.Plenary Session: 400 Years of Perseverance: Stolen from Africa, But Making Black Lives Matter / Ballroom A / Convention Center, 1st Floor / 4:00pm-6:00pm”

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