february, 2019

25feb9:00 am3:30 pmTeach-In 101: Understanding Our Legacy


Event Details

Join the Department of African American & African Studies (AA&AS) in celebrating its 50th anniversary, AFRO|50 Black Studies and Protest at the University of Minnesota and Beyond. We will kick-off this year-long series of teach-ins examining the past, present and future of Black protest, activism and community uplift starting with Teach-In 101: Understanding Our Legacy on January 29th, 9AM – 3PM at Great Hall, Coffman Memorial Union, University of Minnesota.

At this teach-in we sit down with former student and community leaders to explore the legacy of the 1969 Morrill Hall Takeover and the emergence and impact of Black studies and student activism on university and college campuses across the nation.


  • Featured Speaker: Dr. Horace Huntley, Morrill Hall Leader | 9AM
  • Remembrance of Rosemary Freeman Massey, Morrill Hall Leader | 10:30AM
  • To Build A Department | 11AM
  • Lunch on your own | 12PM – 1PM
  • Solidarity and Community in the Morrill Hall Takeover | 1PM
  • African American, African Studies, African Diaspora Studies: Scholarship and Teaching | 1:30PM
  • Black Internationalism | 2:15PM

This event is free and open to the public event. To attend, register by clicking on the link.

For more information: email aaas@umn.edu or call 612-624-9847



(Monday) 9:00 am - 3:30 pm


Coffman Memorial Union (Great Hall)

300 Washington Ave. S.E. Minneapolis, MN 55455


U of M African American and African Studies 810 Social Sciences, 267 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454