You’re Invited to Present! Call for Proposals Deadline is: Jan. 18, 2015

Call for Proposals
Deadline is:
Jan. 18, 2015
Co-sponsored by:
The University of Akron presents: 2015 Black Male Summit
You’re Invited to Present!
Join nationally renowned speakers, including sports commentator/columnist
Steven A. Smith, popular Georgetown University professor Dr. Michael Eric Dyson,
and Distinguished Professor of African American Studies at Morehouse College
Dr. Marc Lamont Hill - along with educational leaders and students as they explore
the critical issues impacting Black Males in higher education. This is the eighth
annual Black Male Summit, and last year’s event attracted nearly 1,400 attendees.
The 2015 Black Male Summit is your opportunity to share your knowledge
and lead a Black Male Summit session. Let us know what you would like to present by submitting an abstract of your presentation for consideration. Accepted proposals will have the opportunity to submit a manuscript for consideration of publication in the 2015 Back Male Summit Proceedings Book. Travel expense reimbursement is available for presenters.
Conference Themes:
Retention, Graduation and Student Success
Masculinity, Identity and the Media
Career and Professional Development
Student Poster Section (deadline March 2, 2015)
APRIL 10–11, 2015
Visit for more information about 2015 Black Male Summit themes and sessions,
and to submit your proposal online. You can also e-mail [email protected] for more information.
Who Should Attend:
High School and College Students
Faculty and Administrators
• Guidance Counselors and Advisers
• Community Leaders
• Parents and Allies
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