Sponsors


  • Kansas Humanities Council
  • Office of the Chancellor                                                               
  • The Hall Center for the Humanities 
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Office of Diversity and Equity
  • English
  • Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Theatre                                                              
  • University Honors Program                                                 
  • History                                                                              
  • University Libraries                                                                  
  • Art History                                                                                 
  • American Studies                                                                     
  • African and African American Studies
  • Sociology                                                                              
  • Religious Studies                                                                       
  • Classics
  • The Project on the History of Black Writing
  • William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications
  • The Commons 
  • Lawrence Public Library
  • Spencer Museum of Art
  • Lawrence Arts Center
  • Marla Quilts Inc. African American Museum and Textile Academy
  • Explore Lawrence
  • The Watkins Museum of History
  • The Raven Bookstore
  • Essential Goods
  • The Dusty Bookshelf
  • Ermal Garinger Academic Resource Center​
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. - Chi Delta Zeta Chapter

The aforementioned venues in the city of Lawrence, units of the University of Kansas, and departments of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences support the symposium.

Funding for this program is provided also by the Kansas Humanities Council, a nonprofit cultural organization that connects communities with history, traditions, and ideas to strengthen civic life.​


BLS Event
Live Video sessions:

Including the event keynote, will be live-streamed via KU Media Productions.

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