The Africana Studies Program at Barry University, a member of the Florida Africana Studies Consortium (FLASC), invites proposals for papers and panels for its African Diaspora Conference, “Race, Gender and Politics in the Twenty-First Century” to be held at Barry University on April 17-18, 2009. You are welcome to submit individual papers on any subject relevant to the symposium’s theme, and/or organize panels.
Suggested paper topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Historical Patterns & Implications of U.S. Racial Ethnic Inclusion & Exclusion
• Race, Gender and Conflict in Politics
• Power & Democracy in the U.S.
• Race & The Educational System
• Race: Identity and Social Structure
• American Democracy vs. Racial Diversity
• Gender and Politics: Where are the Black Women?
• Race and Political Affiliations
• Struggle for Equality in Urban Politics
• The Barack Obama Phenomenon
• Race and the 2008 Election
• The Next Generation – Students’ Roundtable
We intend to publish the proceedings of the conference. Panelists are expected to submit a copy of their paper for inclusion.
Dr. Evelyn Cartright
11300 NE 2ND AVENUE, MIAMI SHORES, FL 33161
(305) 899-3445 / www.Barry.edu Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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