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October 3-5, 2019, Nazareth College & St. John Fisher College
NAAAS Regional Conference

The National Association of African American Studies and Affiliates (NAAAS) invites you to submit proposals for its 2019 Regional Conference that takes place from October 3-5, 2019. The conference is co-hosted by Nazareth College and St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY.

The theme of the conference is Creating Racial Equity in the 21st Century. NAAAS welcomes proposals on a broad range of diversity, equity, and inclusion topics that center the African, African-American, Latinx, Native American/ Indigenous Peoples, and Asian/APIA experiences across and including the following disciplines: literature, history, politics, economics, education, health care, fine arts, religion, social sciences, business, digital media and beyond. The conference committee is particularly interested in the following topics: restorative justice, implicit bias, gender identity, gentrification and environmental justice, outmigration-immigration, and other applicable issues. Presentations by community organizations and independent scholars are encouraged.

Presenter(s) Fee Schedule: $160 professional (college/university); $140 professional (community); $75 graduate students; $50 undergraduate students

Attendance Only Fee Schedule: $50 faculty, staff, & community members; $20 undergraduate and graduate students

Proposal Submission: 

Proposals should not exceed two pages and must include the following:

  • Session format
  • Presenter name, session title, institution name, professional title and email address of lead presenter
  • Sent as a Microsoft Word attachment to naaasconference@naaas.org 
  • Deadline is June 1, 2019

Session Formats:

  • Individual Research Presentations 30 mins
  • Research or Policy Panels 60 mins
  • Workshop or Facilitated Discussions 60 mins
  • Student Poster Sessions 120 mins
  • Other Student Sessions 60 mins

Last Updated 5/17/19

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