CFP: [African-American] An Academic Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Evelyn Cartright

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

• 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 â€" Students’ Roundtable

We intend to publish the proceedings of the conference. Panelists are
expected to submit a copy of their paper for inclusion. Those interested
in presenting should submit a one-page abstract no later than Feb. 15,
2009, electronically to: or by regular mail to:

Dr. Evelyn Cartright
Barry University
Africana Studies Program
Lehman 321
11300 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami Shores, FL 33161

All authors will receive an email acknowledgement regarding receipt of
their abstracts.

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