The 18th Annual Student Research Conference: “Emerging Perspectives in Africana Studies”

Friday, February 12, 2016
Bowling Green, OH 43403

Emerging Perspectives in Africana Studies,” encompasses a wide range of topics spanning time and place, from current and historic political events, to artistic and cultural developments, and environmental change. We therefore welcome papers dealing with the broader issues affecting Africana people in the global context, including but not limited to: language, religion, gender and culture; ethnicity; role of the arts/media; politics, leadership, economics and commerce; social justice; law; medicine & public health practices; education; war and terrorism; peace, conflict resolution, and security; youth, crime, and vigilante justice; changing values & norms; environment, resources, and development; immigration/migration; slavery; Post-Colonial issues; rural-urban changes; the civil war; political-economic empowerment & leadership; national reconciliation; property rights; census; etc.

If you have any questions regarding the conference, please contact Rebecca L. Skinner Green at

2016 Conference Flyer

Browse the contents of 18th Annual Africana Studies Student Research Conference and Luncheon:

Panel 1: Effects of Colonialism
Panel 2: Contemporary Art and Identity
Keynote and Luncheon Program
Panel 3: Performance, Race, and Space