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Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in Africa and the Diaspora


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    AAP will hold its third Public Dialogue in two weeks! On May 12, a panel of leaders will share their perspectives on higher education institutions’ role in structural racism, global race relations, racist actions, and paths for meaningful change. The “Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in Africa and the Diaspora” session is co-hosted by @African Studies Center, @Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, @Dept of African American and African Studies, and @international Association of Universities. 

    Agenda:  

    8:00AM - Welcome remarks & introduction of dialogue 

    Moderators: 

    • Dr. CassandraVeney, Professor and Chair, Dept of International Relations, US International University, Kenya (USIU)
      • Dr. Upenyu Majee, Manager, Ubuntu Dialogues Project, African Studies Center, MSU 

    8:05AM - Opening Remarks: Dr. Pero G. Dagbovie, University Distinguished Professor & Associate Dean, The Graduate School, MSU: The historical context of the Black experience globally 

    Panelists 

    8:20AM - Jabbar R. Bennett, Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, Michigan State University 
    8:30AM - Norman Duncan, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Pretoria, South Africa 
    8:40AM - Funmi Olonisakin, Vice President International, Kings College London, United Kingdom 
    8:50AM - Ana Flávia Magalhães Pinto, Professor, Dept of History, University of Brasília, Brazil 
    9:00AM - Sharron Reed-Davis, President, Black Student Alliance 
    9:10AM - Q&A Session 
    9:25AM - Monique Kelly, Assistant Professor, Dept of Sociology, MSU 

    To register: https://msu.zoom.us/webinar/register/5616184940488/WN_HC8K6Gw7RyS1Z1JV1SOf0Q  

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    Maddy Futter
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