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The Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs
BSN Diversity in Research and Practice Conference
The Black Student Network Presents:
The 8th Annual Black Student Network Diversity in Research and Practice Conference
Saturday, April 1, 2017
147 Horace Mann
Description: Over 50 presentations (roundtable discussions, papers, posters, workshops, multi-modals) from students and practitioners from across the country will be showcasing their research in front of peers, faculty and community members. Our keynote address will be delivered by Morehouse Associate Professor and chair of the Department of Psychology, Dr. David Wall Rice. Learn more about his background by visiting his website dwallrice.com.
Our afternoon panel entitled "The Sankofa Initiative Panel: Activism in Praxis" will feature NYC community leaders Jamila Lyiscott (Founder, Cyphers for Justice), Nana Poku (CEO and Founder, 54 Kingdoms) and Cidra Sebastien (Associate Executive Director, Brotherhood Sister Sol), and Michaela Shelton (High school student leader, Cyphers for Justice) discussing how their advocacy contributes to social change.
To request disability-related accommodations contact OASID at firstname.lastname@example.org, (212) 678-3689, (212) 678-3853 TTY, (646) 755-3144 video phone, as early as possible.
Columbia University President’s and Provost’s Student Event Fund
Teachers College Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs
Teachers College Office of Student Development and Activities
Teachers College Student Senate and Student Senate Grant
Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society
The Department of Education Policy and Social Analysis
The Interschool Governing Board
April 1, 2017, 9:00 AM
April 1, 2017, 7:00 PM