/ 2004 Conference
2004 Conference and Workshop
University, John Hope Franklin Center
Site and Hotel
All conference sessions will be held
at Franklin Center, which is
located on the campus of Duke University, Durham, NC.
to the Franklin Center.
The hotel, Brookwood
Inn, is located in Durham,
within the walking distance from Franklin Center and Duke
University West Campus. Double
available to conference
participants. If the participants want single occupancy, they
should pay for the extra expense, about $40.00 each night. Participants
must register on-line
by May 31 to be guaranteed a
2306 Elba St.
Close to the hotel, within walking distance, is the Ninth Street
and shops are. The University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill is 20 minutes away by car, and North
Carolina State University in Raleigh is 45 minutes away.
The hotel is approximately 20 minutes
car or shuttle from the Raleigh-Durham airport (RDU). Various forms of
transportation from the airport
to Brookwood Inn is available.
The main airport is
International Airport (RDU), which is served by all major airlines.
RDU is located about 20 minutes east of Duke University
on Interstate 40. Airport Information number:
Travel from the Airport to the
Hotel shuttle service is available from
the airport to Brookwood Inn ($15.00 per person): the service requires advanced reservations and so call the hotel ahead of time
919-416-3293). Taxi service costs approximlately $30 one way: see
For the adventurous, rental cars from
major carriers are available at or near the airport. Driving
directions from RDU airport to Brookwood Inn Durham are:
- Take I-40 West toward
- Merge onto the Durham
Freeway (N.C. 147) via exit number 279B.
- Take the Elba St/Trent
Dr exit -- exit number 15A.
- Take the Elba St ramp
and stay straight to go onto Elba St.
Driving to Durham
The drive to Durham from the major cities
in the southeast can be done easily in a day. Durham is
near the intersections of Interstate 40 and 85. To gauge driving
times, the trip from Washington, DC to Durham takes approximately 4.5
hours, and from Atlanta, GA to Durham takes approximately 6
hours. Maps of the area can
also be found on-line
at Map Blast, Map
Quest, Yahoo Maps.
To find directions to Brookwood Inn, enter 2306 Elba Street, Durham, NC
27705 as street, city, state and ZIP code.
To help plan
your trip to Duke:
attractions on campus include:
- Ninth Street: Walking distance from
the hotel; free hotel shuttle service available to this area
Places to eat include:
- Bahn's Cuisine, Chinese and Vietnamese fast food
- Blue Corn Cafe, Latin American
- George's Garage, seafood bar and grill, bakery, to-go food market
- Vin Rouge, French
Thyme, American and ecclectic
Joyce, Irish pub
Pizza and bar
- Franklin Street: The UNC area