“The Intergenerational Transmission of Culture: Building and Sustaining Family and Community Institutions”
2720 Iverson Street • Temple Hills, MD 20748
April 7 – 9, 2017
Sankofa Journal Submissions
All submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, February 20, 2017. Please consider submitting an article/ a concise excerpt from your research/ a short story/a book review, a poem or photo essay to the journal. For more submission information please download the Sankofa Journal submission guidelines.
- What is an appropriate definition of “Nationbuilding” given the historical, philosophic, political, economic and cultural conditions/constraints of Afrikans in the Americas?
- What lessons and strategies do the historic models of “Nationbuilding” in ancient and traditional Afrika provide for us today?
- What lessons and actionable principles can be learned from the liberation movements of the mid to late twentieth century?
- What are the specific social/political/economic conditions of Afrikans in America that warrant “Nationbuilding” strategies and action?
- What is an appropriate definition of strategy?
- What current theorists, activists, historians, philosophers/thinkers, elders… have made substantive and concrete/palpable/working…contributions to the current dialogue and institution building… efforts?
WORKSHOP TRACKS INCLUDE:
- An Afrikan Perspective on History and Identity: The Historical Spirocycle
- Onyame Nhye-hyee – A Paradigm of ReAfrikanization, Nationbuilding and Family Development / Ankobea Leadership Training Retreat
- Gender Session: Role of Afrikan men/women in the establishment and maintenance of substantive personal relationships and Community Development
FAMILY & INSTITUTION DEVELOPMENT:
- Family in Nationbuilding: Definition, Formation, organization, Mission and Accountability
- Organization and Institutional Formation, Mission, Strategy and in Facilitating Nationbuilding
- Development, Role and Strategies of Community Institutions in Nationbuilding
- Nationbuilding in Times of Social Crisis
- Nationbuilding: Definitions and Strategic Actions
- Implementation and Accountability
- Afrikan Health and Well-being
CONFERENCE FEES (Sankofa 2016):
Weekend (Sankofa Journal included in weekend fee)
$125 • Adult
$70 • Student/Senior
$60 • Youth (13 – 17)
$40 • Children (4 – 12)
$65 • Adult
$40 • Student/Senior
$35 • Youth (13 – 17)
$20 • Children (4 – 12)