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Afro-Latinos-Now–Conference—Nov-3-5—NYC

afro-latin@ forum

presents

Afro-Latin@s Now!

Strategies for Visibility and Action

November 3-5, 2011

New York City

 

Limited seating available. Advance registration will end on Oct. 25th.

Enrollment Options (Select One) *

$25 – General Registration (includes lunch & conference materials)

$0 – CUNY Student Registration (Must show student ID at check-in; does not include lunch)

$0 – GC Faculty Registration (Must show ID at check-in; does not include lunch)

 

Venues

 

Thursday, November 3rd

5:30pm – 8:00pm

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Blvd.

New York, NY 10037

 

Friday, November 4th

8:30am – 6:00pm

Graduate Center of the City University of New York

365 5th Avenue

New York, NY 10016

 

Saturday, November 5th

12:00pm – 6:00pm

El Museo del Barrio

1230 5th Avenue

New York, NY 10029

 

Conference Program

 

Thursday, November 3rd

6:00pm – 9:00pm
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Plenary Conference Opening 

Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Director, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Miriam Jiménez Román, director, afrolatin@ forum

Juan Flores, chair, afrolatin@ forum

 

Round-table discussion with

James Counts Early, Director Cultural Heritage Policy Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution, and

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Duke University

Maria Rosario Jackson, Urban Policy Institute

Silvio Torres Saillant, Syracuse University

Evelyne Laurent-Perrault, New York University and ENCUENTRO, INC.


Cultural Presentation

 

 

Friday, November 4th

8:30am – 6:00pm
Graduate Center, City University of New York

8:30-9:30

Arrival and registration

9:30-11:00

* In and Out of Focus: Media and Representation

* We Count: Identity, the Census and Visibility

11:15-12:45

* Gender & Sexuality within Afrolatinidad

* Community Building: Activism, Policy Issues, Networking

12:45-1:45 Lunch

2:00-3:30

* Filling the Gaps: Youth and Education

* Connecting Stories: The Practice of Racial Dialogues

4:00-5:30

* Mapping the Afro-Latin@ Body in the Visual Arts

* Afro-Latin@ Historical and Cultural Flowsradition, Resistance, &

* Representation of Afro-Latin@ Discourse(s)

5:30-6:30

Closing dialogue & conclusions

 

Exhibition: Afro-Latinidad in the Visual Arts

 

Saturday, November 5th

12:00pm – 6:00pm
El Museo del Barrio


12:00-1:45pm

Workshop: Afro-Latin@ Youth and Identity

2:00-4:00pm

Panel: Writing and Teaching Afro-Latin@ Perspectives

4:00-6:00

¡Now y Para Siempre! Afro-Latin@ Open Mic

 

 

Institutional Sponsors

Center for the Humanities at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

El Museo del Barrio

Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean, City University of New York

Institute of International Education

WK Kellogg Foundation

New York Council for the Humanities

Office of Educational Opportunity and Diversity Programs at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | The New York Public Library

W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University

WNYC.org

 

Promotional Partners

The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center

City Limits

Afro-Colombia New York

NoMAA

 

Individual Sponsor

Ruth Gilmore, Graduate Center of the City University of New York

 

 

For further information

afro-latin@ forum

http://www.afrolatinoforum.org

info@afrolatinoforum.org

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