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2021 Annual Conference

Thank you to all of our presenters and audience participants for making this years' Conference fantastic! 

IBL Conference

The conference this year will focus on the theme of understanding and addressing Blackness and Anti-Black Racism in our Local, National, and International Communities, with USF faculty and community partners discussing how systemic racism continues to impact peoples of African descent in the African Diaspora and Africa.

February 2 & 3, 2021
9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

WATCH THE RECORDED CONFERENCE SEGMENTS using the links below:

DAY 1 Opening Remarks and Panel 1: "Cultural Heritage and Art in Anti-Black Racism Education"
Panel 2: "Health and Healing: Overcoming Challenges from Systemic Anti-Black Racism"
Panel 3: "Global Perspective: Africa-African Diaspora Experiences of Anti-Black Racism"
Panel 4: "Racial Disparities in Education: Challenges, Innovative Strategies and Opportunities"
Panel 5: "Anti-Black Racism Challenges in Business and Professional Life" and  Closing Remarks

DAY 2 Opening Remarks and Panel 6: "Media and Law"
Panel 7: "Maternal Health and Family Life"
Panel 8: "The Road from Research to Policy and Practice"
Panel 9: "An 'Affinity Moment': Black Researchers Committed to Racial Equity"
Closing Remarks "Where do We go from Here?"

FLIER FOR THE CONFERENCE

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Prof. Handel Kashope Wright

Handel Kashope Wright, Ph.D. Professor Kashope Wright has been variously Canada Research Chair of Comparative Cultural Studies and David Lam Chair of Multicultural Education and is currently Professor of Educational Studies and Director of the Centre for Culture, Identity and Education, University of British Columbia. 

FULL CONFERENCE PROGRAM
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EVENT SPONSORS

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USF DEPARTMENT SPONSORS:

Department of Anthropology, Institute for the Advanced Study of Culture & the Environment, School of Geosciences, Office of Student Success, Institute for the Study of Latin America & the Caribbean
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