I am pleased to announce the Fourth Biennial Kwame Nkrumah International Conference (KNIC4). From September 16-19, 2016, The KNIC4 will be held at Lincoln University, in Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Kwame Nkrumah’s alma mater.

KNIC4 is an interdisciplinary conference that provides a platform for scholars and students from across the globe to share ideas on how to pool resources and to provide a synergy of knowledge, efforts, projects and programs throughout the globe that are designed to develop the intellectual, political, social, economic and other cultural life opportunities of people of African heritage.

Temple University’s Department of African American Studies and Molefi Kete Asante (MKA) Institute of Philadelphia is collaborating with Lincoln University, as well as the traditional sponsors of Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Vancouver, Canada; and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana.

D. Zizwe Poe, Ph.D., Professor of History and Pan-Africana Studies, in the History, Political Science, Philosophy and  Religion Department at Lincoln University, is the local organizer of the conference and can be reached by phone at 484-365-7180 or via email to dpoe@lincoln.edu for more information.

It is an honor for Lincoln University to be part of this historical activity. I look forward to your participation.


Richard Green, Ph.D.
Interim President


Jointly organized by:
 Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Kumasi, Ghana) 
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (Surrey, B.C., Canada)
Lincoln University (Pennsylvania, USA)
MKA Institute (Philadelphia, PA, USA)