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6th Biennial Interdisciplinary Conference on Race

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November 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm November 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm | Monmouth University

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Monmouth University’s upcoming 6th biennial Interdisciplinary Conference on Race is themed Race, Memory and Identity and brings distinguished speakers and cultural performances.

This conference aims to bring together scholars from multiple disciplinary perspectives to broadly explore the intersections of Race, Memory, and Identity. Contemporary social, political, and media discourses demonstrate the continued need to evaluate the differing ways that race and identity impact memory in connection to history, trauma, loss and remembrance. Understanding memory as both a subject and a tool can act to promote conversations about how memories of the past impress upon individual and collective memory to affectively shape racial and cultural identities.

This year, historian Dr. William Sturkey, UNC, Chapel Hill, will deliver the opening plenary lecture. Dr. Qiana Whitted, USC, and other distinguished speakers will also participate in this conference.

Registration Fees:

  • Scholar/General Public: $125
  • Non-MU Student: $85
  • Monmouth University Faculty, Students & Staff: No Charge
    (Please Note:  members of the Monmouth community still need to register. )

For more information, please contact Brooke Nappi at or use the link below to visit the conference web site.

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