Theme: "Violence, Systemic Racism, and African Diaspora Communities: Causes & Consequences”
Dates: 4-7 August 2016
Conference site: Willemstad, Curaçao
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Prof. Christopher Dennis – University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Prof. Dorothy Mosby – Mount Holyoke College
Prof. Daniel Mosquera – Union College
Prof. Luisa Ossa – La Salle University
Prof. Antonio Tillis – College of Charleston
Prof. Sheridan Wigginton – California Lutheran University
The conference organizers are soliciting one-page abstracts for papers in Spanish, English, French, Portuguese, Dutch, or Papiamento on any topic explored from a humanistic or social science perspective. Proposals for complete panels are especially encouraged. Although all proposals will be considered, individual papers and full panels exploring this year's theme are particularly welcome.
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Notifications of acceptance will be sent on a rolling basis, with all notifications sent by January 22, 2016.