Conference on African-American & African Diasporic Cultures and Experience
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
9 am – 5 pm
Elliot University Center

The African American and African Diaspora Studies Program will host its annual conference on February 22, 2017 in the Elliot University Center on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. We are currently accepting abstracts to present at our Expo!

This year’s theme is: Black America in the 21st Century

Our conference will feature many presentations from students and faculty from various schools and universities. We welcome members with UNCG, faculty with their classes and Greensboro locals to please come! Along with the presentations, there will be:

  • The Opening Session, 9 – 9:50 am
    – featuring remarks by Dean Kiss, Provost Dunn and Chancellor Gilliam then an interactive performance from Community Play
  • Research Presentations, 10 – 10:50 am; 11 – 11:50 am
  • CACE Luncheon, 12 pm – 1 pm
    – featuring performances from Suah African Drummers and African Student Union’s Miwasi Kitoko Dance Team
  • Research Presentations, 1 – 1:50 pm; 2 – 2:50 pm
  • CACE Networking Social & Poster Presentations, 3 – 5 pm at the Alumni House, Virginia Dare
    – a chance for students, faculty and participants to network with our presenters over coffee and snacks
  • Literary Cafe, 6 pm
    – featuring poets and spoken word performances about Black America in the 21st Century! Hosted by Tiera Moore, Dominick Hand and Demetrius Noble

Literary Cafe
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
6 pm – 8 pm
EUC Alexander Room

You are welcome to come to our Literary Cafe event that takes place at 6 pm in the EUC Kirkland Room. It will feature poets and spoken word performances about Black America in the 21st Century! The Literary Cafe will be hosted by Tiera Moore, Dominick Hand and Demetrius Noble.

Please consider checking the option to be an audience member for the presentations that we will be hosting at Literary Cafe in the registration form. Registration is free for the conference! Seating for the Luncheon is limited.