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What Manner Of Woman Is This: Schedule & Registration

Event Schedule and Registration
March 2-4, 2012


Womanist Save the Date

Friday, March 2, 2012
Womanist Legends Gala
6:00 p.m.

Enjoy the elegance of this “purple tie and gown” gala in tribute to the ongoing legacy of over 25 of the nation’s foremost womanist scholars and ministers.

Gotham Hall
1356 Broadway
New York, NY 10018

 Saturday, March 3, 2012
Deeper Shades of Purple Black Church Summit
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Legends will participate in a day-long conference focusing on Black Christian women and girls by facilitating plenaries, mentoring workshops, focus groups, and roundtables in partnership with other womanist scholars, women clergy and community activists.

Union Theological Seminary
3041 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Deeper Shades of Purple Black Church Summit
Program Schedule

7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

7:45 a.m.
Morning Glory with Bishop Vashti McKenzie

8:15 – 9:45 a.m.
Opening Ritual - SANKOFA
Plenary Session

*Each Session and its components are based on and named after one of the Womanist tenants as outlined in Deeper Shades of Purple

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.     
Session 1 – YOU ACTING WOMANISH
Womanist Preaching and Worship
Black Women and the Bible
Black Women and the Arts

11:15 – 12:15 p.m.  
Session 2 – IT TAKES A VILLAGE
Creating Spaces of our Own – Sister of the Sabbath
 The Future Has a Past: Conversations with Younger Sisters
Am I my sister's keeper: Black women and mentoring

12:30 – 1:45 p.m.      
Mentoring Roundtable Lunch

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Session 3 – DO YOU
Black women and Health, Wellness & the environment
Black women and violence
Black women and HIV/AIDS

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.        
Session 4 – DEEPER SHADES: I AM NOT MY HAIR
Black women, female images and pop culture
Black women, bi-vocations and promotion
Black women as sexual beings

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.          
  Session 5 – AIN'T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH
Black women and incarceration
Black women and men in working relationships
Womanism and Feminism in Dialogue

5:45 – 6:00 p.m.        
Closing Ritual  - ASHE

Cocktail reception– immediately following the closing ritual

Sunday, March 4, 2012
Womanist Worship Service
9:00 a.m.

Come worship and experience one of the nation’s most grand and historic Black churches in its celebration of womanist theology, work and witness.  

Abyssinian Baptist Church
132 Odell Clark Place (W 138th Street)
New York, NY 10030