National Association of African American Studies National Conference (NAAAS 2012)

Venue: Crowne Plaza Executive Center

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

Event Date/Time: Feb 13, 2012 End Date/Time: Feb 18, 2012
Early Registration Date: Jan 27, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 05, 2011
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The National Association of African American Studies & Affiliates will host its 20th national conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana February 13-18, 2012. This conference is expected to have more than 3,000 attendees. In addition, not fewer than 325 research sessions, roundtables, panel discussions, performances and poster sessions will be scheduled throughout the week. In addition to the many scholarly sessions, the conference will include exhibitors, a career fair and health screenings.

Persons interested in presenting a paper, roundtable, etc. should submit an abstract, not to exceed two (2) pages, that is related to African and African American experiences. Subjects may include, but are not limited to: literature, demographics, history, politics, economics, education, health care, fine arts, religion, social sciences, business and many other subjects. Please indicate the time required for presentation of your paper (25 OR 45 minutes).

Interested scholars should submit his/her abstract with presenter’s name, institution/organization, address phone, and email no later than Saturday, November 5, 2011. Please forward abstracts to Dr. Lemuel Berry, Jr., Executive Director, NAAAS and Affiliates, PO Box 6670, Scarborough, ME 04070-6670 or by fax to 207/839-3776 or via email to