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Du Bois Legacy Celebration

Start Date: 2/20/2013
End Date: 2/23/2013

Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 10:00 PM

Location Info:
Clark Atlanta University

Event Information:
Clark Atlanta University's W.E.B. Du Bois International Conference begins Wednesday, Feb. 20, and runs through Saturday, Feb. 23, on the University's main campus. This historic gathering marks the late intellectual's birthday,Feb. 23, as well as the 50th anniversary of his death in 1963. Du Bois wrote his most influential works in the 23 years he spent at Atlanta University, initially as a professor (1897-1910) and later as the chair of the Department of Sociology (1934-1944). For conference details, including registration information and a list of participants (140 internationally renowned scholars, writers, intellectuals and activists from 50 institutions—including Professor Sonia Sanchez and writer Amiri Baraka who will read poems and prose by Du Bois), go to