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10th Annual African, African American, and Diaspora Studies (AAAD) Interdisciplinary Conference

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 7:45 AM - Sat, 22 Feb 2020 5:00 PM


10th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
African, African American & Diaspora (AAAD)

Theme: “Black Temporalities: Past, Present, and Future.” Ranging across topics from oral history to Afrofuturism, the conference will bring together a group of scholars from a wide variety of overlapping and intersecting fields

February 20-22, 2020
James Madison University

Featured speakers: 
​Noelle Chaddock​, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion, Bates College
Alex Gil, ​Digital Scholarship Librarian, Columbia University
Bethany Nowviskie, ​Dean of Libraries, James Madison University

Keynote speaker: 
Nalo Hopkinson, ​Professor of Creative Writing, University of California, Riverside 

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