[URBANTH-L]CFP: Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Wed Feb 15 16:42:34 EST 2006

Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference

Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference III

The third international Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference will be held at 
Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas on 1-4 November 2006.  Binghamton 
University (SUNY) and Howard University hosted the first two conferences and 
with other organizations are co-sponsors of this year's event.  This 
international conference will include nationally distinguished public 
speakers, scholars of various disciplines from throughout the world, and 
students from across the continent who will discuss contemporary diversity and 
equity issues, particularly those affecting Latinos and African Americans.  
Important conference themes that touch people of all racial and ethnic 
heritages will be quality education, healthcare accessibility, affordable 
housing, and immigration.

To register or submit paper/poster/session abstracts for the Race, Ethnicity, 
and Place Conference III, visit its Website at http://REP-conference.binghamton.edu/.  
For additional details, e-mail REP3 at geo.txstate.edu.

Conference highlights include:
. The latest research on the connections of race/ethnicity and place 
. Interdisciplinary setting bringing together geography, sociology, economics, 
history, social work, anthropology, education, business, literature, music, 
art and other disciplines with participation by academic scholars, 
researchers, professionals, and students
. Concurrent sessions include papers, posters, panels, workshops, and an 
ethnic art show 
. Free registration to student participants
. Dining includes a welcome BBQ with entertainment, two breakfasts, two 
lunches, and a closing dinner with entertainment - All Free to first 300 
. Workshops - Free on first-come, first-serve basis:
o Diversity Workshop
o GIS Workshop on Race and Ethnicity 
o Measuring Race/Ethnicity Disparities

. Five Fieldtrips throughout Central and South Texas - Free on first-come, 
first-serve basis: 
o Culture Groups of the Texas Hill Country 
o Ethnic Landscapes of the San Marcos and Guadalupe Rivers of Texas
o Ghettos, Enclaves, and Citadels in Austin 
o Hispano San Antonio
o A Taste of Hill Country German Culture
. Free transportation from/to Austin and San Antonio Airports and 
Free shuttle service from/to San Marcos Conference Hotels

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