UH to host National Council for Black Studies Conference

The University of Houston College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) African American Studies program will host the 41st National Council for Black Studies Conference (NCBS) on March 8-12. NCBS is the leading organization of Black Studies professionals in the world. For 40 years, the organization’s members have been at the forefront of driving the development of Black/Africana Studies as a respected academic discipline.
Over 500 scholars from a variety of disciplines are expected to travel to Houston to attend the conference.
“We are excited to host the 41st NCBS conference in Houston because this event will help promote the discipline within this region as well as bring a diverse group of Black Studies scholars to the Houston area,” said Serwaa Omowale, program manager for African American Studies.
ouston area,” said Serwaa Omowale, program manager for African American Studies.

WHAT:

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences African American Studies program host the 41st National Council for Black Studies Conference

WHO:

The leading organization of Black Studies professionals in the world

WHEN:

Wednesday, March 8 through Sunday, March 12

WHERE:

Hilton Houston Post Oak
2001 Post Oak Blvd
Houston, TX 77056

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About the University of Houston
The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation’s best colleges for undergraduate education.  UH serves the globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast Region by providing world-class faculty, experiential learning and strategic industry partnerships.  Located in the nation’s fourth-largest city, UH serves more than 43,700 students in the most ethnically and culturally diverse region in the country.