Zumbi dos Palmares: Afro-Brazilian Conscious Day
Mon, November 30, 2009 • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM • ISES Gallery - Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A230)
Zumbi dos Palmares: Black Brazilian Consciousness Day 2009
Black bodies, places and spaces: building political actions in the African Diaspora
DATE: November 30th 2009
TIME: 12:00 – 5:00 pm
VENUE: ISESE Gallery/Warfield Center (Jester Center A232A)
12:00pm - Opening Remarks
Dr. Omi Osun Joni L. Jones, Director of the John L. Warfield Center, University of Texas
12:15pm – Lunch
(Catered by Sao Paulo’s Brazilian Restaurante)
1:00pm - Panel- Black Bodies and Knowledge: Building Political Actions
Dr. Edmund T. Gordon, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, The University of Texas
The Experience of the University of Texas: Political Actions for the Inclusion of Black Faculty and Black Graduate Students.
Dr. Omi Osun Joni L. Jones, Associate Professor, Department of Theater & Dance, The University of Texas
The Austin Project - A Collaborative Venture Among Women of Color Artists, Scholars and Activists and their allies.
2:30pm - Panel - Spaces and Places: Political Projects and Alternatives in the Academia
Martvs das Chagas - Black Faculty and Black Students in Brazilian Academia: for the Promotion of Racial Equality/Brazil
Dr. Joao Vargas, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, The University of Texas
Brazilian Experience: Political Questions and Theories of the African Diaspora.
3:30pm - Keynote speaker
Joselina da Silva, Department of Sociology at the University of Ceara/Brazil
Gender, Race and Class: Trajectories and Demands for Academic Activism.
5:00pm - Closing Remarks
Organized and Hosted by: Afro-Brazilian International Study Group (NIEAB)