AFAM50 - Celebrating 50 years of Africana Studies, the African American Society, and the John Brown Russwurm African American Center

November 8-10, 2019

Return to campus for AF/AM/50, a special weekend commemorating a half century of multicultural community and scholarship at the College. The celebration includes three days of lectures, symposia, art exhibitions, conversation, live music, and parties. The weekend schedule is below. 

Look who's Registered

Weekend Schedule


Connect and Volunteer

For inquiries and feedback for the 50th Anniversary Weekend, please email

Share your photos with us on social media by using the #afam50 hashtag.

For questions about the Multicultural Alumni Network, including inquiries about hosting or organizing an event, please contact Lindsey Lessard, associate director of alumni relations, at or call (207) 725-3956.