Our Foremothers’ Keepers: The Art and Practice of Black Women’s History
December 7-8, 2018 | Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California.
The African American Studies Department of Loyola Marymount University
Thank you to our co-sponsors
Arkansas State University, Office of Diversity and Community Outreach
Indiana University at Bloomington
Office of the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Gender Studies
Ruth N. Halls Research Fund
Department of History
Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies
Michigan State University
African American & African Studies Program
Comparative Black History Program, Department of History
Loyola Marymount University
Timothy Snyder, Office of President
Thomas Poon, Office of the Provost
Dean Robbin Crabtree, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts
National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
University of California, Berkeley, African American Studies Department
University of California, Irvine, School of Humanities
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Mississippi, Chancellor’s Office and
Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement
University of Southern California
Department of American Studies and Ethnicity
Department of History
Thank you for donations from
Natanya Duncan, Assistant Professor, Lehigh University
Francille Rusan Wilson, University of Southern California
Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies, University of Mississippi
Symposium Co-Chairs: Tiffany Gill and LaShawn Harris
Program Committee Chair: Shennette Garrett-Scott
Local Steering Committee Chairs: Marne Campbell and Jessica Millward
Steering Committee: ABWH Executive Board
We are sold out. Registration on site is not available.
Travel and Housing
Loyola Marymount University (LMU) is located in Los Angeles, California, and has been named one of the top ten most beautiful campuses in America. It is located just four miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Rooms at the symposium rate may still be available. Check with the hotel at the following links.
H Hotel Los Angeles, Curio Collection by Hilton
6151 W Century Blvd. | Los Angeles, CA 90045 | $159 Deluxe – King Room and $169 Deluxe – Two Queens
Homewood Suites LAX
6151 W. Century Blvd. | Los Angeles, CA 90045 | $159 Studio Suite – King and $169 Studio Suite – Two Queens
Van shuttle service to and from the symposium at LMU will be provided from the H Hotel and Homewood Suites-LAX. Look for signs for the ABWH shuttle in the hotel lobby. (The hotels are adjoined and share a common lobby.) If you need to return to or leave the hotel and/or campus at another time, you can call Uber, Lyft, or a local taxi company. You may also use public transportation; see schedules at socal.metrocloudalliance.com. The hotels are approximately three miles from the campus.
Parking on LMU Campus
Parking on LMU campus Friday is available hourly; an all-day parking pass is $12. Parking is free on Saturday. Visitors must access the campus via the main entrance at LMU Drive off of Lincoln Blvd. Once on campus, stop at the Public Safety Kiosk for directions and parking information.
Check-in and morning sessions will be held at the Life Sciences Building (LSB). Lunch and afternoon sessions will be held at St. Robert Hall (SRH). See the LMU interactive campus map for directions. The ABWH shuttle will drop off at LSB in the morning and pick up at SRH in the evening. If you need to return to or leave the hotel and/or campus at another time, you can call Uber, Lyft, or a local taxi company. You may also use public transportation; see schedules at socal.metrocloudalliance.com. The hotels are approximately three miles from the campus.
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