Past Conferences

Global Blackness
March 23, 2017 to March 25, 2017

AAAS primary and secondary faculty will be speaking about their work and how it ties into the theme of Global Blackness.  read more »

Race and Rurality in the Global Economy
March 26, 2015 to March 28, 2015

This day and a half workshop will examine the contemporary state of development, and the fluid zones of rurality in the world economy through the... read more »

Resisting Arrest: Black Artfulness and Survival — A One Day Symposium of Art and Resistance
February 13, 2015

Black bodies are endlessly rounded up. The state repeatedly reveals a promiscuous interest in the coercive aggregation, containment, and reduction of... read more »

Race In Space
October 25, 2013 to October 26, 2013

The Race in Space conference is a first of its kind event that seeks to explore the issues of race, culture and nationality in the colonization of... read more »

Black Thought 2.0: New Media and the Future of Black Studies
April 6, 2012 to April 7, 2012

Black Thought 2.0 will focus on the roles of digital technology and social media in furthering the mission of Black Studies. The conference will... read more »