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Conference Explores Latin America and the African Diaspora

The Africana Studies Department, the Department of History and the Latin American Studies program will co-host the international conference "Locating and Connecting Latin America and the African Diaspora" on Thursday and Friday, April 30 - May 1. The conference is free and open to the public; all activities will take place in the UNC Charlotte Student Union

Conferees will explore comparative approaches that place North America and Africa in conversation with the Caribbean and Latin America on some of the pertinent transnational issues dealing with globalization and geographies of inequality; race and racism; community formation and citizenship; migration and cross-border movements; and the construction and performance of identity, arts and culture.

Conference Explores Latin America and the African Diaspora

The Africana Studies Department, the Department of History and the Latin American Studies program will co-host the international conference "Locating and Connecting Latin America and the African Diaspora" on Thursday and Friday, April 30 - May 1. The conference is free and open to the public; all activities will take place in the UNC Charlotte Student Union

Conferees will explore comparative approaches that place North America and Africa in conversation with the Caribbean and Latin America on some of the pertinent transnational issues dealing with globalization and geographies of inequality; race and racism; community formation and citizenship; migration and cross-border movements; and the construction and performance of identity, arts and culture.