University of Texas at AustinDivision of Diversity and Community Engagement

Speakers

11:30a- 1p | Austin and the Legacy of Segregation

Haile Eshe Cole, Ph.D. Candidate, Departments of Anthropology, African and African Diaspora Studies
Maternal and Infant Health in Austin, Texas

Dr. Eric Tang, Assistant Professor, Department of African and African Diaspora Studies
Outlier: Austin’s Declining African American Population

Lenzi Sheible, BA Student, African and African Diaspora Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies
By the Numbers: Use of Force and Shooting Deaths of African Americans by the Austin Police Department

Ayana Flewellen, MA/PhD Student, African and African Diaspora Studies, Anthropology
Courtney Bailey, Executive Assistant, Austin’s African American Cultural Heritage District
Oakwood Cemetery: Austin’s “Colored Burial Ground”

2p-3:30p | Activist Research in the Americas

Naya Jones, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Geography and the Environment
Eating Space: Researching Black Youth, Food, and Gentrification in Austin, Texas 

Tony Macias, MA Student, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Mottled Memories: Exploring Different Routes in the Oaxacan Territorial Defense Movement

Eric Borja, Ph.D. Student, Department of Sociology
You did the research, now where do you publish it: #vemprarua, Catalytic Communities and Blogs

Shanya Cordis, MA/Ph.D. Candidate, Departments of Anthropology, Native American & Indigenous Studies
Belonging in Guyana; the relationship between space and territory and the construction of indigenous identities

4p-5:30p | Keynote: Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs
doubleovertime: Audre Lorde, June Jordan and an Oracle for Community-Accountable Intellectual Practice