NAAAS & Affiliates 25th Joint National Conference
National Association of African American Studies
National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies
National Association of Native American Studies
International Association of Asian Studies
Westin Dallas Park Central
February 13-18, 2017
This conference will serve host to more than 600 scholars presenting research related to education, the sciences and public health issues associated with Africans, African Americans, Hispanic, Latino and Chicano Americans, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples and Asian and Asian Americans. Presentations will include, but are not limited to, religion, role of women in society, social issues, the arts, medical practices, beliefs, education and more. Participants are also welcome to schedule panel discussions. All paper presentations will be scheduled for 25 OR 45 minutes. An abstract of the paper should designate the amount of specific time for presentation. Persons who do not request a specific time will be scheduled for 25 Minutes.
Abstracts should be submitted by November 5, 2016. Persons who participate are encouraged to submit early.
Please visit the website at www.naaas.org for complete information regarding the conference and submission of proposals.
A few highlights currently scheduled during the conference include:
- Ela Gandhi (granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi)
- Lecture workshops Shark Board Maritime Center of Excellence
- Performance by Paul Quinn College
- Workshops conducted by the National African American Drug Policy Coalition
- Nelson Mandela Legacy Exhibit
**President Barack Obama has also been invited to speak at the 25th Anniversary Conference