Call for Papers:
The 2nd Annual Africana Research Conference: Critical Perspectives: Exploring African Diasporic Communities
Organized by the Black Graduate Student Association in collaboration with Interdisciplinary Studies Department of Claremont Graduate University
To be held on April 3rd, 2009, at Claremont Graduate University.
This conference is an opportunity for graduate and advanced undergraduate students to share the research they have completed for coursework or outside of school relating to Africa, her inhabitants, and her descendants (including African-Americans, Afro- Latinos, Afro-Arabs, Siddis, Afro-European, African-Caribbeans and Black Canadians) in the African Diaspora. It will provide a space for networking among students, researchers, and local and international development professionals.
-Speeches from prominent academics and practitioners including renowned author and professor Dr. Kumea Shorter-Gooden
-Social and networking lunch and Continental breakfast
-Information tables from organizations/ non-profits serving African Diasporic communities
Proposals should demonstrate how your research relates to Critical Perspectives: Exploring African Diasporic Communities. Proposals can be based on past, present or future research. Accepted proposals will be grouped into thematic sessions. Submit your proposal to BGSA at firstname.lastname@example.org by 13 February, 2009.
Proposals can be sent in the following formats:
Paper Presentation: Submit an abstract (maximum 300 words).
Posters: Submit an abstract (max. 300 words) describing the poster's subject matter. Creative forms of "poster" presentation are welcome.
Alternative formats/artwork/performance: Submit a description (max. 300 words) of your idea and its relevance to the conference theme. Submissions in this category will be considered within our criteria of time, space, and available equipment.
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School of Behavioral Organizational Sciences
Claremont Graduate University Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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