AADS Graduate Students Association Conference

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, LC 110

AADS GSA Works in Progress Conference

The African and African Diaspora Graduate Student Association invites you to a day of professional development Thursday February 2, 2012 and to Academic Paper Presentations Friday February 3, 2012. Please come out and support the event. Participation for all FIU students faculty and staff is free. Below you will find the 2012 AADSGA Conference Agenda.

Thursday February 2, 2012

Labor Center Rm 110

9:00am 10:00am – check in and breakfast

10:00am- 11:15am Professional Development Session I

“Some advice about publishing your first paper in a scholarly journal,” by Dr. Jean Muteba Rahier

11:30am-12:15 pm Professional Development Session II

“The nuts and bolts of doing conference papers and why doing them is a good idea", by Dr. April Merleaux

12:30- 130pm Lunch Karell Lecture by Laurel Burchfield

Title: Conflict Early Warning and Response: Practice and Progress in the Horn of Africa

2:00pm- 3:15pm Professional Development Session III

“The components of a CV: A workshop on the connection between the Curriculum Vitae and academic jobs.” by Dr. Tonette Rocco

7:00pm Dances of the African Diaspora (Afro-Haitian)

Lecture and interview: Dr. Kate Ramsey, Assoc. Prof. History, University of Miami.

Performance by Louines Louinis, Afro-Haitian Dance Theatre.

10:00pm Spam All-Stars at Hoy Como Ayer Hoy Como Ayer

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