Call for Proposals for 2018 Black Issues Conference at BGSU

deadline for submissions: 
December 8, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
Office of Multicultural Affairs at Bowling Green State University

The 18th Annual Black Issues Conference at Bowling Green State University
“Art is Power”
Keynote Speaker: PJ Jones
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Bowen-Thompson Student UnionCall for ProposalsThe organizers of the 18th Annual Black Issues Conference invite proposals for presentations. The committee invites a broad array of proposals related to Black issues, and especially encourages presentations and creative works on contemporary African American art, politics, race in higher education, gender, and the representation of Black culture. Undergraduate and graduate students are particularly encouraged to present their work. Presentations can take the form of a paper or PowerPoint presentation, a roundtable discussion, an artistic exhibition, or a performance. The committee encourages proposals such as research studies, creative work, and works in progress. Visual creative works (e.g., painting, ceramics, photography) may also be displayed during the conference.If you are interested in presenting, please submit your abstract (summary of your presentation) and the
following information by December 1, 2017 to                      •Your name
                     •Your university/ institution / organization
                     •Your role at university/organization—student, faculty, staff
                     •Your email address
                     •The title of your presentation
                     •Your major
                     •If you are submitting as part of a group or panel Please email with any questions.