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The National Association of African American Studies will host its national conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February 9-14, 2015. This conference is expected to have more than 3,000 attendees. In addition, not fewer than 325 research sessions, round tables, panel discussions, performances and demonstrations will be scheduled throughout the week. In addition to the many scholarly sessions, the conference will also include many exhibitors, a career fair and health screenings.

Persons interested in presenting a paper, roundtable, etc. should submit an abstract, not to exceed two (2) pages that are related to the African and African-American experiences. Subjects may include, but are not limited to: literature, demographics, history, politics, economics, education, health care, fine arts, religion, social sciences, business and many other subjects. Please indicate the time required for presentation of your paper (25 OR 45 minutes).

Interested scholars should submit his/her abstract with presenter's name, institution/organization, address, phone and email no later than Saturday, November 8, 2014. Please forward abstracts to: Dr. Lemuel Berry, Jr., executive director, NAAAS & Affiliates, PO Box 6670, Scarborough, ME 04070-6670, or by fax to 207/839-3776, or via email at naaasconference@earthlink.net.

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