The annual History Forum focuses on a different theme each year and brings prominent scholars to campus to share their expertise with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and visitors.
The event is offered as a one-credit course for all Cabrini students.
Topics & Presenters
“The Great Jazz Migration: Philadelphia and the Rise of Jazz in Northern American Cities, 1920-1960” Robert Armstrong, Ph.D. Preservation & Capital Projects Manager - Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
“The ‘Legend’ of Robert Nesta Marley: From Man of Jah to Mary Jane” Darryl Mace, Ph.D. Department Chair and Associate Professor of History and Political Science - Cabrini College
“‘Negro Art’ or ‘National Expression?’ Zora Neale Hurston and American Music” Ernest Julius Mitchell, M.A., Doctoral Student, Harvard University
“Hip-Hop Elements” Carl S. Moore, M.Ed., Doctoral Candidate, Temple University Director of Student Success Initiatives - Community College of Philadelphia
“Vocal Blues” Jerry Schauer, Lecturer, Fine Arts - Cabrini College
Registration and Continental Breakfast will be offered in the Widener Center Lecture Hall from 8:30 to 9 a.m.
Lunch will be provided in the Grace Hall Atrium from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.
The forum is free for Cabrini students, $5 for visiting students, and $15 for guests.
For more information, please contact Courtney Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-662-3067.