The Northwestern University Black Graduate Student Association Presents:
13th Annual Research Conference
"The Audacity of Excellence: Breaking Boundaries through Scholarship & Service"
Saturday April 18, 2009
This conference is a cross-disciplinary forum designed to provide graduate and professional students of color the opportunity to present their original work to a community of peers, colleagues, and faculty.
CONFERENCE IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Keynote speaker: Dr. Farah Jasmine Griffin,, Professor of English and Comparative Literature and African America Studies at Columbia University. Dr. Griffin is revered for her work on Jazz, African American literature and Black Women’s History. Dr. Griffin currently serves as the Director of the Institute for Research and African American Studies.
Academic Panel Topic: How Students of Color can be competitive in this economic time. Participants:
Dr. Darlene Clark Hine, Dept of African American Studies and History
Dr. Jennifer Richeson, Dept of Psychology
Dr. Guillermo Ameer, Department of Engineering
Dr. Russ Joseph, Department Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Moderated by Dr. Celeste Watkins- Hayes, African American Studies and Sociology
Conference also includes:
15 Minute Oral Presentations
Paper and Poster Competition
March 2nd: Abstract Submission & Early Registration Deadline (deadline extended March 12, 2009)
March 25th: General Registration Deadline
April 1st: Paper Submission Deadline
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*Hotel rooms are provided for out of town presenters who register by 3/12/2009. Hotel accommodations are available at a reduced rate if overnight stay is required.
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