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Schedule subject to change.

Thursday, April 6, 2017 – University Room, Hyde Hall (*)

3:30 – 4:30pm | Dr. Betty Ruth Lozano Lerma, Director of Research, Fundación Universitaria Bautista (Unibautista) – Colombia, South America

5:00 – 6:30pm | Opening Keynote: Faye Harrison, Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  “Afro-Diasporic Women Navigating Gender, Sexuality, & Race on Dangerously Uneven Terrain”

6:30 – 7:00pm | Opening Reception


Friday, April 7, 2017 – Hitchcock Multipurpose Room, Sonja Haynes Stone Center (*)

9:00 – 9:30am | Introductions & Morning Reception

9:30 -11:00am | Panel I, Discussant – Lyneise Williams, UNC-Chapel Hill

  • Amber Musser, George Washington University – St. Louis
  • Ianna Owen, University of California – Berkeley
  • Tiffany Barber, University of Virginia

11:15am – 12:45pm | Panel II, Discussant – GerShun Avilez, UNC-Chapel Hill

  • Selamawit D. Terrefe, University of California – Irvine & University of Bremen (Germany)
  • LaToya Eaves, Middle Tennessee University
  • Tiffany King, Georgia State University

1:00 – 2:00pm | Lunch Break

2:15 – 4:15pm | Panel III, Discussant – Tsitsi Jaji, Duke University

  • Belinda Wallace, University of New Mexico
  • Meina Yates-Richard, Syracuse University
  • Petal Samuel, University of Virginia
  • SA Smythe, University of California – Santa Barbara

4:15 – 4:45pm | Closing Conference Remarks & Reception


5:00pm | Closing Keynote – Memorial Hall (*)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Acclaimed Novelist

 

 

*Locations are subject to change-please check back for final confirmation of conference event locations.