Wednesday, April 28, 2010

CFP: Emerging Paradigms in Critical Mixed Race Studies at DePaul University

“Emerging Paradigms in Critical Mixed Race Studies,” the first annual Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference, will be held at DePaul University in Chicago on November 5-6, 2010.

The CMRS conference brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines nationwide. Recognizing that the diverse disciplines that have nurtured Mixed Race Studies have reached a watershed moment, the 2010 CMRS conference is devoted to the general theme “Emerging Paradigms in Critical Mixed Race Studies.”

Critical Mixed Race Studies (CMRS) is the transracial, transdisciplinary, and transnational critical analysis of the institutionalization of social, cultural, and political orders based on dominant conceptions of race. CMRS emphasizes the mutability of race and the porosity of racial boundaries in order to critique processes of racialization and social stratification based on race. CMRS addresses local and global systemic injustices rooted in systems of racialization.

Call for Papers - deadline May 7, 2010

The 2010 CMRS is organized by Camilla Fojas and Laura Kina (DePaul University) and Wei Ming Dariotis (San Francisco State University) and is sponsored by DePaul University Global Asian Studies (formerly Asian American Studies) and Latin American and Latino Studies and co-sponsored by the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University, the MAVIN Foundation, and DePaul's Cultural Center, African Black Diaspora Studies and American Studies.

All queries should be directed to the conference chairs: or 773-325-4048.

The conference is free and open to the public but we do ask that you preregister at:

-- Nick J. Sciullo

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