Fourth Africana Studies Annual Interdisciplinary Conference

Fri, 19 Oct 12 8:00 AM

8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Festival Conference and Student Center

International scholars present papers, panels, artistic renderings, posters and other presentations on the theme "Greening the Diaspora: Dispersing Seeds, Growing Cultures." Dr. Michael A. Gomez of New York University, the keynote speaker, presents "Fragmentation and Formation: African Diaspora as Process" and Joseph C. Miller of the University of Virginia presents the featured lecture, "'When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going': Africans in an Atlantic World of Enslavement?"

For information, check the conference website at http://www.jmu.edu/international/africanaconference.shtml


  • Oct 19: Virginia Center for Wind Energy Open House
  • Oct 20: Parade of Champions
  • Oct 20: Annual Remarkable Trees Field Trip