The African World Studies Institute (AWSI) at Fort Valley State University and The Center for Diopian Inquiry and Research on Education as Culture Transmission (DIRECT Center) at Medgar Evers College soliciting papers for the 6th annual Uncovering Connections: Cultural Endurance between Africa, the Americas and the Caribbean conference to be held March 3-5, 2005 at Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, NY.
Papers should (1) address and promote an understanding of African culture as inclusive of the culture of Africans on the continent and Africans throughout the world, (2) explore of the cultural continuities between Africa, the Americas and the Caribbean; (3) foster scholarship that illustrates and investigates the mechanisms through which African culture has survived despite invasions, enslavement and colonization.
Notification letters will be mailed by December 27, 2004.
Forward a one to two-page proposal by December 6, 2004 to CansonGrif@aol.com or to:
Dr. Patricia Canson
Department of Psychology
Medgar Evers College
1650 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
Fax 718-270-5180 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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