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Uncle Bobbie’s Presents: bell hooks Symposium

September 24, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Join us for a day of discussion celebrating the life and teachings of bell hooks

Join us for the inaugural bell hooks Symposium at Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books. On Saturday September 24, the country’s leading scholars, writers, activists, and cultural workers will spend the day honoring the legacy of bell hooks. Four panels will explore hooks’ ideas, writing, and personal impact through rich, honest, and accessible discussions.


Panel List & Participants

11am “Education As A Practice Of Freedom”

Venus Evans-Winters, Christopher Emdin, Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Ed Brockenbrough, Marc Lamont Hill (Moderator)

1pm “The Will To Change: Men and Masculinity”

Mark Anthony Neal, Gabriel Bryant, Elon Dancy, JT Roane, Phil Roundtree (Moderator)

3pm “All About Love”

Yaba Blay, Feminista Jones, Aja Graydon, R. L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy, Destiny Crockett (Moderator)

5pm “Feminism Against Empire”

Imani Perry, Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Shana Redmond, Joy James, Marc Lamont Hill (Moderator)


September 24, 2022
11:00 am - 7:00 pm


First United Methodist Church of Germantown FUMCOG
6001 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States