Thursday, March 14, 2019

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Pre-conference tours of Art Galleries at Black Studies (AGBS). Meet at the Gordon-White Building (home of Black Studies at UT).

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Opening Keynote Address, Edwidge Danticat

8:45 pm – 9:45 pm: Book Signing with Edwidge Danticat

Friday, March 15, 2019

8:00 am – 9:00 am: Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – 10:15 am: General Panel Sessions
“Black Mobilities: Performance, and WorldWide Webs of 21st Century Black Identity”
“Diversifying the Academy”

10:45 am – 12:00 pm: General Panel Sessions
“Black Studies at UT Austin Graduate Student Research Panel and Presentations”
“Afro-entrepreneurship: Alternatives and Challenges for Economic Development”

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Lunch and Keynote Address, Bradford Young

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm: General Panel Sessions
“Rebel Women*: From the 1960s to the Present”
“Confronting Racial Bias in Policing: Breaion King’s Fight For Social Justice”

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm: General Panel Sessions
“Contestations in the Classroom: Global Student Activism and the Transformation of Black Studies”
“50 Years Black & Queer: Erotic Islands and the Cartography Lineage”