Call for Proposals Deadline: December 7th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The African & African Diaspora Studies Graduate Student Association (AADSGSA)
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African and African Diaspora Studies Symposium
> Dates: February 26-27, 2013
> Call for Proposals Deadline: December 7th, 2012
> Location: Florida International University, Miami Florida
> 11200 S.W. 8th Street - MMC, GC Panther Suite, 33199
> Website:
> Students:
> The African & African Diaspora Studies Graduate Student
> Association (AADSGSA), is sponsoring a two day conference
> designed for students to present research and
> works-in-progress related to the Afro-Latino diaspora.
> Graduate and undergraduate students from all Universities
> and Disciplines are welcomed to submit proposals!

> strongly encourage submissions that touch upon any of the
> following themes, however, papers exploring other relevant
> topics and issues are also strongly encouraged:
> - Citizenship
> - Race
> - Identity and Identification
> - Political and Social Movements
> - Migration
> - Culture
> - Oppression
> - Representations

Interested participants should submit an abstract (up
> to 300 words) that includes institutional affiliation,
> academic level, and contact information by Friday, December
> 7th, 2012.
> You will receive a notification of the selection
> committee’s decision by December 21st, 2012. Full
> conference papers will be due by Tuesday, January 28, 2013.
Please submit your abstract as well as the full
> conference paper to
> This will allow for a thorough review by the panel
> discussant prior to your presentation and guarantee you
> detailed feedback; this element of past conferences has been
> beneficial to participants by helping them to refine their
> research questions and to develop their papers into
> publishable form. Those who plan to use alternative formats
> for their presentation are asked to contact us earlier so
> that technological accommodations can be made.
> Attention Faculty:
> We encourage you to volunteer to serve as a chair or
> discussant for this student symposium. If interested please
> RSVP by contacting Danielle Black, AADSGSA Special
> Events Coordinator at
> There will be a post conference reception for ALL faculty
> and graduate students who have a research interest for
> Africa and the African Diaspora. Please plan to join us!

cfp categories: 
modernist studies