In recognition of the United Nation's declaration of 2011 as the International Year of People of African Descent, this year's Social Science Colloquium will examine the histories and contemporary experiences, identities, and cultural products of Afro-Latino/as in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States. The colloquium will also explore the shared histories and collaborations between African Americans and Latin American and Latino communities in their struggles against racial oppression.

The speakers are:

For more information on the colloquium or individual speakers, contact the series coordinator, Nina
Banks
.