Pan-African Studies to focus on Race and Crime at an upcoming event.

Department of Pan-African Studies at Kent State University to continue their year-long dialog focusing on Race and Crime: Personal Values, Community Priorities and Partner Violence at an upcoming event.

"Violence and the Pan-African World: Inspiring Change" a round table discussion will take place Feb. 17, 2015 at 7 p.m. in room 230, African Community Theatre, Ritchie Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

A panel of Kent State University professors and students, including Denise Harrison, Kent State University Instructor English Department and Pan-African Studies, Dawn deFoor, Graduate Student, Sociology will participate on the panel. The conversation will focus on the state of violence in the Pan-African world. This event will kick off the second part of the year-long conversation that will address the issue of violence on a national and global scale and its impact on people of African descent.

Future events in this series include:

  • Native Americans Resilience in the Face of Violence, March 17, 2015 (cancelled 3/13/2015)
  • Physiological and Psychological Impact of Racialized Violence against Native Americans and African Americans¬†, April 21, 2015

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POSTED: Friday, January 30, 2015 02:00 PM
Updated: Tuesday, March 21, 2023 10:54 AM
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