University Juneteenth Celebration 2024

June 18, 2024
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
wHEN:tUESDAY, jUNE 18 |12:00PM-2:30PM

Please join in a university wide Juneteenth Celebration in Frick Forum (outside of Emerson Auditorium) in Bauer and Knight Hall on the Danforth Campus. Join colleagues for food, music, and a chance to hear from WashU faculty and staff about their research, work, and projects as they connect to the commemoration and celebration of Juneteenth.

Event Schedule

  • 12 p.m: Black Owned Vendor Fair begins (food and drinks will be provided to all attendees)
  • 1 p.m: Welcome Remarks from Black Faculty and Staff Cabinet followed by our keynote speakers:
  • Dineo Khabele, MD | Mitchell & Elaine Yanow Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Raven Maragh-Lloyd, PhD | Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies and Film and Media Studies
  • Updates: WashU & Slavery Project, School of Medicine Desegregation Timeline
  • Closing: Black Faculty and Staff Cabinet

We strive to make our events inclusive and accessible. If you have an accommodation request, kindly email by June 07, 2024.

The 2024 University Juneteenth Celebration is hosted by: Black Faculty & Staff Cabinet; Center for Diversity and Inclusion; Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity; Medical Campus Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Supplier DiversityOffice of Institutional Equity; University Libraries; and Office of the Provost.