February 23 – 25, 2018

Trinity College, Hartford, CT

“Reclaiming Our Time: From the Margin to the Center”


Friday, February 23, 2018

4:00pm – 6:30 pm        Arrival/Registration

                                                Rittenberg Lounge, Mather Hall


6:30pm – 8:00pm        Welcome Remarks/Reception

Trinity College Student Leaders

                                                Terrace Rooms ABC, Mather Hall


8:00pm – 11:00pm       Student Activities

Private Showing of Marvel’s Black Panther

                                                   Meet in Mather Circle


Saturday, February 24, 2018

8:30am – 9:30am         Breakfast

                                                Washington Room, Mather Hall


9:30am – 9:50am        Welcome & Conference Overview

President Berger-Sweeney & CHAS Leadership

                                                Washington Room, Mather Hall


10:00am – 11:30am       Workshop Session 1

                                                     Various Locations in Seabury Hall


11:45am – 12:45pm        Lunch

                                                    Rittenberg Lounge/Washington Room


1:00pm – 2:00pm              Keynote address by Ibram X. Kendi

Ibram X. Kendi, an award-winning  historian and New York Times best-selling author, is Professor of History and International Relations and the Founding Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University. His second book, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, was published by Nation Books and won the 2016 National Book Award for Nonfiction. At 34 years old, Kendi was the youngest ever winner of the NBA for Nonfiction. He grew up dreaming about playing in the NBA (National Basketball Association), and ironically he ended up joining the other NBA.


2:15pm – 3:45pm          Workshop Session 2

                                                  Various Locations in Life Sciences Building, LSC


4:00pm – 5:00pm        Institutional Planning

                                                Various Locations


5:00pm – 6:00pm         Institutional Plan and Commitments

                                                 Washington Room, Mather Hall


6:30pm – 8:30pm       Dinner

                                                Washington Room, Mather Hall


10:00pm – 1:00am     Evening Activities

Trinity Office of Multicultural Affairs Student Party

                                               Terrace Rooms ABC, Mather Hall         


Sunday, February 25, 2018

9:00am – 11:00am      Brunch, Evaluations, and Farewells

                                               Mather Dining Hall