Conference on African American & African Diasporic Cultures and Experience
The African American and African Diaspora Studies Program will host its annual conference February, 9th-10th, 2016 in the Elliot University Center on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
This year’s theme is: Social Justice in the 21st Century.
We welcome abstracts that respond to the conference’s theme and its relationships with Black Communities and/or race from undergraduate and graduate students by December 1, 2015. Abstracts that cover panel presentations of 3-4 people are especially encouraged. We will also consider spoken word presentations for the Literary Cafe.
Please send a 150-word abstract and a 50-word bio, including name, major, and university affiliation to email@example.com.
Topics to consider:
Activism and Social Media
Policing and Black Communities in the U.S. and abroad
Cultural Organizing and Radical Propaganda: Who’s Narrative is being Told?
Race and Education
Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality and Grassroots Organizing
Selma on film
Songs of the new movement
Building Community through Performance or Art
Black, Queer & Trans Organizing
Literature & Justice