Click here to access the full conference program


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2018

Conference Registration 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown­ – 2nd floor
Pre-Conference African American Heritage Bus Tour “Smithsonian on the Landscape” 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Bus will load from the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Missouri Street entrance
ASALH Executive Council Meeting
(Members Welcome)
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown­ – Kentucky – 1st floor
Military Service of African Americans Recognized in Public Spaces: A Discussion on Inclusive Military History 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Tennessee – 1st floor
Opening Night Reception 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Marriott 6 – 2nd floor

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2018

Conference Registration 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – 2nd floor
African American Heritage Bus Tour “Heroes, History and Heritage” 7:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Bus will load from the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Missouri Street entrance
     
Session I 8:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Various Locations
Session II 10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Various Locations
The Salute to Veterans Luncheon: Speaker, Judge Robert L. Wilkins “The History Behind the National Museum” 12:00 noon – 1:45 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Marriott 6 – 2nd floor
Exhibit Area Open 12:00 noon – 9:00 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown –Marriott Foyer – 2nd floor
Session III 2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Various Locations
Film Festival 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Santa Fe – 2nd floor
Plenary Session 1: Against US Imperialism: Pan-Africanism and Black Internationalism, 1900-2016 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Marriott 5 – 2nd floor
Authors’ Book Signing 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Marriott 7&8 – 2nd floor
Journal of African American History Reception: A Retirement Celebration for Editor V.P. Franklin 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Marriott 6 – 2nd floor

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2018

Conference Registration 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – 2nd floor
Exhibit Area Open 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Marriott Foyer – 2nd floor
Youth Day 9:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. Crispus Attucks High School
Film Festival 9:00 a.m.– 9:00 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Santa Fe – 2nd floor
Session I 8:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Various Locations
Session II 10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Various Locations
Carter G. Woodson Luncheon: Speakers, Ibram X. Kendi and Heather Ann Thompson 12:00 noon – 1:45 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Marriott 6 – 2nd floor
Session III 2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Various Locations
ASALH Awards Program 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Marriott 5 – 2nd floor
ASALH Business Meeting – All members encouraged to attend 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Marriott 5 – 2nd floor
Evening Sessions 7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Various Locations
Friday Night Out 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Center for Black Literature and Culture – Bus will load from the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Missouri Street entrance at 7:30 p.m.– 1st bus departs at 7:45 p.m.
Poetry Open Mic Night
Elevation: Black Excellence Past & Present
10:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown- Marriott 4 – 2nd Floor

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2018

Conference Registration 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – 2nd floor
Exhibit Area Open 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Marriott Foyer – 2nd floor
ASALH Branch Workshop 8:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Marriott 5 – 2nd floor
Film Festival 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Santa Fe – 2nd floor
Session I 8:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Various Locations
Session II 10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Various Locations
ABWH/ASALH Joint Luncheon:
Speaker, Erica Armstrong Dunbar
12 noon – 1:45 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Marriott 6 – 2nd floor
Session III 2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Various Locations
Plenary Session III: African Americans and the Great War 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Marriott 5 – 2nd floor
ASALH Annual Banquet: Speaker, Julieanna Richardson, The HistoryMakers, Founding Director 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Marriott 6 – 2nd floor

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2018

ASALH Ecumenical Breakfast, Rev. Winterbourne Harrison-Jones 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown – Marriott 7-8 – 2nd floor