"Taking Stock: The State of Black America in the Twenty First Century"
April 22-24, 2004
Sponsored by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the Program in African American Studies at Princeton University, and the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean at the City University of New York, this national conference will examine the condition of contemporary Black America from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.
Brief Proposals for the papers and panels are invited on such issues as the state of African Americans in political and economic systems, the arts, the law, journalism, sports, the educational system, religion, science, health and medicine, etc. Papers that address the condition of peoples of African descent in the diaspora are also invited.
The conference will be held at the Schomburg Center and at the CUNY Graduate School in New York City. It will bring together scholars, students, legislators, and the general public to engage in discussions on the contemporary situations and future of the peoples of African descent.
Send a brief proposal and a short CV by October 15, 2003 to Colin Palmer at the contact addresses below.
Program in African American Studies
Princeton, NJ 08544
(609) 258-5095 (fax) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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