April 11-12, 2019
Keynote Speaker: Terrence Roberts
The Donald Blake Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Culture at Walla Walla University (DBC) is hosting its annual academic conference. The DBC is calling for papers from undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. Essays will be considered, that address topics related to race, ethnicity and culture.
- Individual Paper Proposals and Completed Papers Paper proposals are due by March 15, 2019.
- Authors whose proposals and papers are accepted for presentation will be notified by March 29, 2019.
- Papers will be presented on Friday, April 12, 2019 on the campus of Walla Walla University in College Place, Washington.
- All proposals should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Proposal deadline: March 15, 2019
Both proposals and papers must be prepared for blind review, with the author’s name and academic affiliation only in the body of the email.
Terrence J. Roberts, Ph.D. is one of the “Little Rock Nine” who desegregated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957. As a 15 year old eleventh grader, he joined eight other students and became one of the first nine black students to go to a formerly segregated public high school in Little Rock.
April 11, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Walla Walla University Church