CLA Diversity Symposium

Fall 2021 CLA Diversity Symposium and Luncheon

Friday, November 5, 2021 • Zoom • 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

(Keynote Speaker: TBD)


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Invitation to Present: As part of the CLA Diversity Initiative, we invite faculty, undergraduate students, and graduate students to present formal or informal papers, digital posters, or research projects relating to diversity issues and awareness. This is a wonderful opportunity for faculty and students representing different departments and colleges at Auburn University to come together, share their passion for the field, add to their curricula vitae, and learn about the diversity research that is being conducted on campus. 


Presenter Application: Fill out the CLA Diversity Symposium Application by Thursday, September 30, 2021, at 11:59 pm. 


Attendee Registration deadline: Monday, October 18, 2021, at 11:59 pm. 

NO REGISTRATION FEE! This event is free and open to ANY Auburn University Faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students and will include a free lunch from Panera. 

Register on eventbrite as a virtual attendee(If you have submitted a presentation application, there is no need to register using this link.) 


Auburn University's Mosaic Theatre Company will perform. 


This one-day symposium is organized by the Auburn University College of Liberal Arts' Outreach initiative. Areas of study presented may include (but are not limited to): cultural variables, race relations, women's issues, accessibility and disability services and initiatives, community outreach, cross-cultural competence, governmental initiatives to improve diversity, the history of diversity issues, etc. Participants should propose research that explores points of collaboration, conflict, influence, and reinvention of the many factors related to diversity. This symposium will create the opportunity to collaborate and raise awareness. 

For specific questions, feel free to contact the organizers: Dr. Giovanna Summerfield, Associate Dean for Educational Affairs (, or LaJae Coleman-Kirumba, CLA Outreach Graduate Assistant ( 



Last Updated: September 03, 2021