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Howard University Graduate School Establishes Speakers Bureau

HUGS Speakers Bureau

The Howard University Graduate School has established a Speakers Bureau that will provide an opportunity for faculty to offer both web-based and traditional lectures and seminars on a variety of platforms (see website at

For many years, Howard University faculty members have comprised one of the world's largest groupings of diverse scholars. Their expertise covers the full range of subject areas, with broad appeal nationally, as well as to their global constituents. In addition to the traditional opportunities, participants are available for online chats and webinars, as well as face to face lectures and seminars.

In celebration of Black History Month, the following individuals are available for special black history month lectures (others may also be available upon request).

Ana Lucia Araujo, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History; Public Memory of Slavery: Victims and Perpetrators in the South Atlantic;; 202-806 -9365

Greg Carr, Ph.D., associate professor and chair, Department of Afro-American Studies, College of Arts & Sciences; Africana intellectual history;; 202-806-7242

Gary L. Harris, interim dean, Graduate School and associate provost for research and graduate studies; Black Scientists; 202-806-6800

Fatimah Jackson, Ph.D., professor, Biology, director, W. Montague Cobb Research Laboratory; The Relationship of Certain Genetic Traits to the Incidence and Intensity of Malaria in Liberia, West Africa;

Edna Greene Medford, Ph.D., chair and professor, Department of History; Civil War and Reconstruction, African-American History to 1877; Alexis de Tocqueville’s influence on American politics to community-building among American free blacks in Civil War-era Canada, African American responses to Abraham Lincoln’s wartime policies;; 202-806-6815

E. Ethelbert Miller, director of the African American Resource Center; director of the African American Resource Center; Langston Hughes, writing memoirs;; 202-494-5171

Pease visit for more information and for profiles of current participants.

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