Event Details

DATE: Saturday, June 08, 2024
TIME: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Cornell Botanic Garden-Nevin Welcome Center Tent, 124 Comstock Knoll Dr, Ithaca, NY 14850

A celebration of life reunion 2024 event honoring the life and legacy of Dr. James Turner (1940-2022), Professor Emeritus, Cornell University. Dr. James E. Turner (1940–2022) was a pioneer in the field of Black studies and the founding director of the Africana Studies and Research Center at Cornell University. Cornell is considered the birthplace of Africana Studies, where Dr. Turner coined the term to conceptualize the comprehensive studies of the African diaspora and describe the multidisciplinary analysis of the lives and thoughts of people of African ancestry throughout the world.

Event Questions? Contact Quentara Johnson at qj63@cornell.edu.
Registration Questions? Contact Brendan West at btw27@cornell.edu.