Undergraduate Students Presenting Interdisciplinary Research in African and African-American Studies

The Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African American Studies is holding its FDI Undergraduate Conferenceannual Undergraduate Research conference this Thursday (May 2) from 10am-1pm in Morey Hall Room 321. Refreshments are provided and the conference is free and open to the public! Recent SBAI Research Grant Recipient Marius Kother will discuss her work “Cross-Cultural Perceptions of Female Genital Cutting in Togo.”

Event Schedule:
9:45AM – Coffee available
10:10AM –  Welcome Remarks: Cilas Kemedjio
10:15AM – Chizoba Umesi:  “Race and Political Representation: Congressional Black and Hispanic Caucuses”
10:30AM – Ariana Valderrama: “Caucasian Storms Black America”
10:45AM –  Enobong Okung: “The Flying Lula: Allegory and Symbolism in LeRoi Jones’ Dutchman”
11:00AM – BREAK
11:15AM –  Adam Ondo: “Subsidence & Sea Level Rise: How Long Until Egypt is Underwater?”
11:30AM –  Rebecca Baer: “Perspectives of Disability in Gowa, Malawi”
11:45AM – Marius Kothor: “Cross-Cultural Perceptions  of Female Genital Cutting in Togo”
12:00PM – Audience Questions / Discussion


About Kaitlin Legg

Former Program Assistant at the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Rochester.
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