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Faculty and Graduate Student Forum on Race & Ethnicity

Deadline for Submissions: Tuesday, January 31st 2023

Join the UM Study of Race and Racism Exploration Group for the second annual

Faculty and Graduate Student Forum on Race & Ethnicity

Date: Monday, February 27th, 8:30am-3pm, Triplett Alumni Center, Butler Auditorium


The Exploration Group invites University of Mississippi faculty as well as graduate students to take part in a cross-disciplinary conversation about research related to the study of race and ethnicity, broadly stated, in the United States and abroad. Faculty and students from all levels of study and from all campuses and schools at the University of Mississippi—including Law, Education, Journalism, Medicine, Business, Applied Sciences, and Liberal Arts—are welcome! This event is part of the Exploration Group’s ongoing initiative to promote interdisciplinary exchange and collaboration across the university.


Participants may join a panel discussion or poster presentation. Panelists will give a 5-7 minute presentation of their work. Poster presentations will be informal and will close out the day. Formal papers and PowerPoints are not necessary for participation! We especially encourage submissions highlighting research about health, migration, law, the environment, politics, inequalities, and identity.


SHARE your research and receive feedback on ideas connected to an article, dissertation proposal, chapter, or other project in a casual and supportive environment.


MEET other University of Mississippi faculty and graduate students across schools, disciplines, and departments working on subjects related to race and ethnicity in different parts of the world. Each panel will be followed by informal, cross-disciplinary dialogues exploring future directions for research.


Deadline for submissions: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Submissions should include:

  1. Your name, email address, department, and university affiliation (faculty/student)
  2. Title of your presentation
  3. 100-200 word description of your presentation
  4. Brief 1-2 line biography
  5. Preference for panel I, II, III, IV or the poster presentation session


Please submit this information to Marcos Mendoza, Associate Professor of Anthropology at


Tentative Schedule:

8:30-9am:          Breakfast

9-10am:             Panel I.

10-11am:           Panel II.

11-12pm:           Panel III.

12-1pm:             Lunch

1-2pm:              Panel IV.

2:15-3pm:          Poster Presentations   


Co-Sponsors: Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, Graduate School, Department of History, Center for the Study of Southern Culture, College of Liberal Arts, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, and Department of Social Work