Letters to the Editor

3rd Pan-Collegiate Conference on the Mixed Race Experience

3rd Pan-Collegiate
Conference on the Mixed Race Experience
Wesleyan University, Middletown CT
February 6-7, 1999

Wesleyan University’s Interracial Student’s Organization, (ISO) Students of Mixed Heritage at Amherst College, (SMHAC) Brown Organization of Multiracial and Biracial Students, (BOMBS) Wellesley College’s FUSION and MAVIN are all co-hosting the 2nd Pan-Collegiate Conference on February 6-7, 1999. please notice the change in date! This two day event will include speakers, workshops, films, discussion groups, and a variety of other activities. The conference will address all aspects of the mixed race experience, including current debates concerning biracial identity, interracial relationships, and transracial adoption/adoptees.

The Conference’s theme: Building Bridges; Building Community indicates a shift from interracial people building bridges,or acting as bridges between the races, into building our own bridges to each other in order to build our own community and our own networks. We will focus on grassroots orgainzing, strengthening connections between existing organizations, and on the importance of telling our stories and letting our voices be heard. If you would like to help organize the Conference, have any questions, or could contribute in any way, please email lhymson@wesleyan.edu.

Laura Hymson

Tuesday, 22-Sep-98 09:44:55

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