The Graduate School of Northwestern University has recently announced the "A Beautiful Struggle: Transformative Black Studies in Shifting Political Landscapes" conference. This conference is a summit of doctoral programs in Africana and/African Americans studies. Graduate students and faculty from the 11 existing Africana/African American Studies graduate programs in the United States will convene to give emerging scholars the platform to present and discuss their work. Northwestern has planned an exciting three day conference that will be held April 12-14, 2012 in Evanston, Illinois. The conference is free of charge and open to the general public. If you're studying or interested in studying Black History/culture you might want to get a piece of this. Click the link below for more infomation.