CLA Diversity Symposium

Fall 2020 CLA Diversity Symposium

Friday, October 30, 2020 • Zoom • 10:00am-2:00pm

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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. 

Application: Fill out the CLA Diversity Symposium Application by Friday, September 25, 2020 at 5 pm. 


Attendee Registration deadline: Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 5 pm. 

NO REGISTRATION FEE! This event is free and open to ANY Auburn University Faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students. 

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



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. Hosted via Zoom, 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, CLA Outreach Graduate Assistant (



Last Updated: October 28, 2020