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International Gullah Geechee and African Diaspora Conference Keynote Speaker Bookmark and Share

Mar 7

10:55-11:40 a.m. @ Edwards Recital Hall
Free and open to the public

Sheila S. Walker, director of the African Diaspora and the World Program at Spelman College, will deliver the keynote address. Walker is a cultural anthropologist, filmmaker and executive director of Afrodiaspora Inc., a nonprofit organization that develops documentary film and educational materials about the global African diaspora.

Conference sessions will examine significant social, political and cultural experiences among African-American communities and various African and Caribbean nations in the past, present and future. The conference brings together academics and practitioners from interdisciplinary areas of study who offer their scholarly contributions in the form of papers, films, performances and spoken poetry.

Contact Charles Joyner Institute for Gullah and African Diaspora Studies for additional information