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The Annual Walter Rodney Symposium


The Annual Walter Rodney Symposium

The 20th Annual Walter Rodney Symposium is this Friday, March 24th, from 4:30 to 8:30pm at the Martin Luther King, Jr. International Chapel, 830 Westview Drive, Atlanta, GA 30314. Registration is here:

The Keynote Speaker is Angela Y. Davis! Presenters include Horace Campbell, Verene Shepherd and Donald Rodney.

A special addition this year is the U.S. premiere of the film Walter Rodney: What They Don’t Want You To Know, produced by Arlen Harris and Daniyal Harris-Vajda.  See the trailer on our website:

Since 2004, an annual symposium has been held in Atlanta, Georgia or virtually during the week of Walter Rodney’s birthday (23 March).

The goal is to bring together scholars, researchers, activists, students, and the community to discuss contemporary issues from a Rodney perspective.

In addition to what is listed below, many of the symposia posters, programs, and videos can be found in the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library’s Digital Collection.

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