The conference will be held on February 18, 2005 at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa and is open to faculty, students and interested individuals. The conferences focuses on participants working in the Midwest but it is open to any scholars and students engaged in black Diaspora studies in history, journalism, literature, culture studies, women's studies, African studies, music and or film.
The conferennce explores the narrativies of the black Diaspora through voices of individual and collective resistance to social, polticial, cultural and economic domination. Black Narratives will be explored as literary, musical, and activist forms of resistance that intersect faith and social action. The conference honors the legacy of Ida B. Wells-Barnett, whose narratives of resistance and social action served as a foundation for the modern Civil Rights movement in the United States.
Sheila Radford-Hill, Ph.D.
Diversity Center, Larsen Hall
700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101 Email: diversity.luther.edu
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