Conference on African American & African Diasporic Cultures and Experience

10th Annual Conference

The African American and African Diaspora Studies Program will host its annual conference February, 22nd, 2017 in the Elliot University Center on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

This year’s theme is: Black America 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. Abstracts that cover panel presentations of 3-4 people are especially encouraged.

Examples of Topics to Present On:

  • Activism and Social Media
  • #BlackLivesMatter movement
  • #BlackGirlsMatter movement
  • Teaching #FergusonSyllabus
  • 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
  • Environmental Racism
  • Songs of the New Movement
  • Building Community through Performance or Art
  • Black, Queer & Trans Organizing
  • Literature & Justice

Literary Cafe

You are welcome to perform a spoken-word presentation or performance during our Literary Cafe event that takes place shortly after the CACE Conference has ended.

Apply to Present!

As soon as registration is open for applicants, please send a 150-word abstract and a 50-word bio, including name, major, and university affiliation to


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