2022 SCCAAS Member Event

  • August 27, 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • USC-Columbia, 1200 College St, Wardlaw College Rm 110
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  • Registration includes a one-year membership to SCCAAS.

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2022 SCCAAS Members Event

Join us as we celebrate our members and welcome new members!

  • Saturday, August 27 @ 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Location: University of South Carolina-Columbia, 1200 College St, Wardlaw College Rm 110. (Corner of College and Main) DIRECTIONS
  • Parking off of Main St. at the back of the building, in the lot directly across from the Dominos Pizza. 
  • You must be registered to attend. 
  • Space is limited, so please only register if you are committed to attending this in-person event. 

Workshop attendees will get:

  • Catered lunch
  • SCCAAS bag and other giveaways
  • Professional development certificate for 3 contact hours
  • Curriculum resource materials, books and handouts

Speaker/Session Description:  
Dr. Burnett Kwadwo Gallman is an academic scholar, physician and historian. Dr. Gallman's presentation,"Historiography: The Study of Written History," will cover topics presented in his book Sankofa University: Studying African-Centered History and Culture, published July 2021. 

BIO: Dr. Burnett "Kwadwo" Gallman, is an accomplished physician and author, who has spent his life sharing knowledge with his community. He is also an avid reader, scholar and music lover, especially of West African drumming. A native of Hartsville, S.C., he attended Morehouse College and graduated from Benedict College for his undergraduate degree. He then went on to graduate from the Hahnemann Medical School (now Drexel University College of Medicine) and completed his internship and residency training in Internal Medicine and a Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the District of Columbia General Hospital in Washington, D.C.  

He was honored with inclusion in the 2018 South Carolina African American History Calendar (August). 

He has written, self-published, edited or co-edited several books. Including: Project: Sankofa!: A Rites of Passage Program: Philosophy, Theory and Overview; The Shoulders We Stand On; The Black Papers: To Be Afrikan; Should Black Organizations and Institutions Be Afrikancentered?; To Be Human: The Conflict Continues; and Sankofa University: Studying African-Centered History and Culture.

Additionally, he was awarded the Leon Love Lifetime Award in 2022 by the WeGoJa Foundation (formerly the South Carolina African American Heritage Foundation).

He is past South Carolina State Coordinator and currently a member of the National Board of the Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations (ASCAC). He also serves as board member of the South Carolina Council for African American Studies (SCCAAS) and the Kemetic Institute for Health and Human Development (KIHHD). He is Board chair of the Organization of Afrikan Unity of South Carolina (OAU-SC), a Pan-Afrikan organization made up of Afrikan descendants from several Afrikan countries, several Caribbean nations and the United States. He is Interim Co-Director and interim board member of the Modjeska Simkins School. He is a member of N'COBRA (National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America), and has been a member of The Association of Black Psychologists. He is a member of the Newberry County Historical Society.

He is a member of The National Association of Black Social Workers and served for four years as special advisor to the National President of that organization. Since 2010, he has served as a Sage on the faculty of the Academy for African Centered Social Work, a graduate level school associated with the National Association of Black Social Workers.

He is the organizer of the Catalyst Mbongi, a think tank made up of representatives from several like-minded activist organizations. He is a member of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, and the African Communities League.

For additional information, contact Urica P. Floyd, SCCAAS Executive Director at upfloyd@yahoo.com We look forward to seeing you!

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