CACE 2016

CACE 2016

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 aads@uncg.edu.

Topics to consider:

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

Selma on film

Songs of the new movement

Building Community through Performance or Art

Black, Queer & Trans Organizing

Literature & Justice

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