UIC Celebrates the UIC launch of “SOULS”

Scholars of African-American history, politics, social theory and culture gathered Monday, December 10 at the Chicago Cultural Center for a roundtable discussion on "The Presidential Election: What Happened? What Next?"

The event, hosted by the UIC-based SOULS: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society, will address the 2012 election results and examine possible political and social developments ahead.

The event celebrates the inaugural issue of SOULS to be published while based in the UIC Department of African-American Studies. The journal is directed by Barbara Ransby, director of gender and women's studies and the Social Justice Initiative at UIC, and professor of African American studies and history.

SOULS, founded in 1999 and formerly centered at Columbia University, is a leading quarterly interdisciplinary journal in the field of African-American studies.

CAN-TV (Chicago Access Network Television) is scheduled to broadcast the panel discussion on multiple dates:

Air dates for "Black Scholars Assess the 2012 Election" are as follows:
Sunday, Dec. 30, 9 a.m, Channel 21
Monday,  Dec. 31, 8 a.m., Channel 19
Tuesday,  Jan. 1, 1:30 p.m., Channel 21