Along with my DePaul colleague Camilla Fojas and Fanshen Cox and Chandra Crudup from the non-profit Mixed Roots Stories, I am co-organizing
"Global Mixed Race," the 3rd Biennial Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference Nov 13-15, 2014
DePaul University Student Center 2250 N. Sheffield Chicago, IL 60614
CMRS 2014 will bring together scholars from a variety of disciplines around the world to facilitate a conversation about the transnational, transdisciplinary, and transracial field of Critical Mixed Race Studies. Join us for our featured keynotes; three full days of over 45 panels, roundtables, and presentations by scholars, activists and artists; short film screenings and live performance event; plus feature film screenings and performances throughout the conference.
Download the complete schedule here. Look for the keywords "Mixed Roots Stories" to indicate arts programming.
Register (for free) here: http://condor.depaul.edu/dpulas/cmrs/2014/
The first 500 guests will receive a name tag, tote bag and printed conference program.
Learn more about the conference at: http://criticalmixedracestudies.org/wordpress/cmrs-2014/
Press Release: http://newsroom.depaul.edu/NewsReleases/showNews.aspx?NID=2832
Here is studio arts panel I am organizing.
Friday, November 14, 2014 10:45am-12:15pm #325 Student Center
MIXED ROOTS STORIES PANEL: Mixed Race Art: Hybrid Identities and Studio Practice
Chair: Laura Kina, DePaul University
Bend Sinister: Painting Dutch-Indonesian Hybridity - Adam de Boer, artist
Mixed Media: From the Street to the Table to the Screen - Genevieve Erin O'Brien, artist
Lacuna - Maya Mackrandilal, artist
The Tertium Quid, or Some Third (and Unkown) Thing - Gardiner C. Funo O’Kain, artist