Abstracts Being Accepted for Human Rights Conference at West Virginia State University

1/31/2017
Contact: Kimberly Osborne
(304) 766-3363
kosborne@wvstateu.edu

 
Jan. 31, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Abstracts Being Accepted for Human Rights Conference at West Virginia State University

INSTITUTE, W.Va. – Abstracts and other materials are now being accepted for the fourth annual International Human Rights Conference, to be held March 29-30 at West Virginia State University (WVSU).

Sponsored by the WVSU College of Business and Social Sciences, the WVSU National Center for Human Relations and the Southern Christian Leadership Foundation this year’s conference will explore the theme of “Women’s Rights.”

Interdisciplinary abstracts, papers, presentations, posters, roundtables, workshops, panels, photos, and videos that directly or indirectly address the conference theme are eligible for submission, as are submissions that deal with the broader theme of human rights.

Academicians, practitioners, government employees and students are invited to participate.

Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be submitted to Conference Chair Dr. David Bejou at dbejou@wvstateu.edu.

All submissions are due by Feb. 20, 2017.

Registration to attend the fourth annual International Human Rights Conference is free for all participants. To register, visit https://connect.wvstateu.edu/IHRC17.

For more information, contact Conference Chair Dr. David Bejou at dbejou@wvstateu.edu or (304) 766-3025.

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West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi-generational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. As a “living laboratory of human relations,” the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service, and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.
 
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