ASALH Calendar of Events

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EVENTS

April 4, 2017 (Washington, DC)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest

7:00 pm – 8:30 p.m.

Georgetown Neighborhood Public Library 13260 R  Street, NW, Washington, D.C 20007 The C. DeLores Tucker Branch of ASALH sponsors a Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest. High school students are encouraged to enter their essays.  Cash prizes.  Click the link with the flyer for details. MLK April 4 2017 Color33

April 12, 2017 (Memphis, TN)

National Fort Pillow Wreath Laying Ceremony
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m (CDT)

Memphis National Cemetery
3568 Townes Ave.
Memphis, TN 38122

The Fort Pillow Massacre National Wreath Laying Ceremony focus will be on the African American Soldiers and civilians that were killed, wounded, missing in action and taken prisoners on April 12, 2017. There are 109 unknown African American graves representing the over 200 soldiers that were killed during the massacre.

View the press release.

April 20, 2017 (Cincinnati, OH)

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Local Arrangements Committee for the 102nd Annual Conference will be held on Thursday, April 20. Come out and meet Sylvia Cyrus, executive director and other individuals who are interested in working on the committee or who would like more information on the conference. Dr. Eric Jackson is the Local Arrangements Committee Chair. Meeting location will be posted shortly.

April 22, 2017 (St. Petersburg, FL)

10:00 a.m.

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Announces: ASALH HONORS MAYA ANGELOU, NOTABLE AFRICAN AMERICAN POET
Documentary and Discussion & Poetry Readings

Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum
2240 9th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712
Free to the public with Continental Breakfast

View the flyer.

April 21, 22,  & 23, 2017 (Washington, DC)
Carter G Woodson National Historic Site

Schedule a special tour of the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site during National Park Week. In celebration of National Park Week, tours will be available on the weekend of April 21-23. Space is limited. Please call (202) 690-5152 to make a reservation. Tour size limited to 20 people.

Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site
1538 Ninth Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

View the flyer.

June 2 & 3, 2017 (Washington, DC)

Members are invited to attend the June meeting of the ASALH Executive Council. The meeting will be held in DC. The time and location will be post when it is available.

September 27 – October 1, 2017 (Cincinnati, OH)

The 102nd Annual Conference and Meeting will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel. Make your hotel reservations now online at https://aws.passkey.com/go/ASALHSept17 or call 1-800-445-8667.  Use the group code “ASALH” for the discounted room rate. 

September 27, 2017 (Cincinnati, OH)

Members are invited to attend the Fall meeting of the ASALH Executive Council. The meeting will be held during the Annual Conference and Meeting. The time and location will be post when it is available.

February 24, 2018 (Washington, DC)

The 92nd Annual Black History Luncheon will be held on Saturday, February 24 at the Washington Renaissance Hotel at 999 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC.

FUTURE CONFERENCES

October 3-7, 2018 (Indianapolis, IN)
The 103rd Annual Conference and Meeting will be held at the Marriott Indianapolis Downtown.

October 2-6, 2019 (Charleston, SC)
The 104th Annual Conference and Meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in North Charleston, SC.

September 23- 27, 2020 (Montgomery, AL)
The 105th Annual Conference and Meeting will be held a the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center.

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