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The Conference on African-American & African Diasporic Culture and Experience will take place Feb. 22 and will feature many presentations and performances from students, alumni and faculty from various schools and universities. The theme for this year is “Black America in the 21st Century.” The entire UNCG and Greensboro community are invited, and faculty are encouraged to bring classes to the conference.
All research presentations will be in various rooms in the EUC except for the CACE Networking Social and Poster Presentations, which will be in the Virginia Dare Room at the Alumni House.

Here is what to expect at CACE this year:

– The opening session, at 9 a.m., will feature remarks from Dean Kiss, Provost Dunn and Chancellor Gilliam, followed by an interactive performance from Community Play
– Research presentations will occupy the rest of the morning and the CACE luncheon which follows will feature  performances from Suah African Drummers and the African Student Union Miwasi Kitoko Dance Team.
– Research presentations will continue through the early afternoon and the CACE networking and poster presentations will take place from 3 to 6 p.m., over coffee and snacks.
– From 6 to 8 p.m. the Literary Café will feature poets and spoken word performances about Black America in the 21st Century,  hosted by Tiera Moore, Dominick Hand and Demetrius Noble.
– Register for the conference here, see the schedule here and find more information on the website.

Email aads@uncg.edu with questions.

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