Black Doctoral Network

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CONFERENCE AGENDA

All times are listed in Eastern Standard Time

Thursday, October 29, 2020

9:00am – 9:35am

Opening Ceremony & Keynote Presentation

9:40am – 10:55am

Individual Panel Sessions

  • Reconstructing Black Feminist Dialogue and Rhetoric During a Presidential Election
  • Examining The Politics of Perceptions and Realities of Activism in Social Justice Advocacy
  • Broadening the Paragons of Access To Successful Matriculation For the Most Marginalized Populations In Higher Education
  • Identifying Avenues to Widen the Customary Best Practices in Nursing

11:00am – 12:15pm

Individual Panel Sessions

  • Drawing the Roadmap for Education Reform From a Multi-skilled Approach
  • Exploring the Art of Academic Fluidity: Teaching Across the Traditional Curriculum to Find Our Voices
  • Frozen at the Fences: Theoretical Perspectives That Centralize The Pedagogy of Black Protest
  • What's Missing?: The Aftermath of Obamacare

12:15pm – 1:15pm

Networking Break & Poster Session

1:15pm – 2:00pm

Keynote Presentation by Mike Green 

2:05pm – 2:50pm

Group Panel Sessions

  • Another Marshall Plan is Need to Emancipate African American Vicious Cycle of Poverty
  • Materializing the Dream: Becoming Black Women Doctors
  • Leveraging Equity in Education: Using Our Slingshot in Goliath’s Territory
  • Fostering Change through Inventorship: Disparity with Underrepresented Inventors

2:55pm – 3:55pm

Workshops

  • Black Women's Leadership: Eliminating barriers to academic and career success
  • Tips for Navigating the Dissertation Process for People of Color During the Era of the Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Considering Opportunities Outside of Academia: What to Know and What to Do
  • Critical Mentoring: Supporting Career Pursuits of Black Community College and University Students Amid COVID-19

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Workshops

  • 150 Years After Independence: Black Excellence & Invention in a Time of Innovation
  • Turning Research into Revenue
  • Zero Tolerance, Zero Justice – Black Minds Matter in Schools
  • Taking and Making Presentations Personal

5:00pm – 5:30pm

Poster Session

7:00pm – 8:00pm

BDN Online Networking Social


Friday, October 30, 2020

9:00am – 9:35am

Opening Ceremony & Keynote Presentation by Avis Jones-Deweever, PhD

9:40am – 10:55am

Individual Panel Sessions

  • Black Women in Practicum: When I Liberate Myself, I Liberate Others...
  • Interrogating The Non-monolithic Education and Social Paradigms of Black Men in the Age of Trump
  • Investigating Myths and Phobias That Exist In IT and Hard Sciences
  • The Primary Function of Social Reform: Generating A Mandated Dedication to Research, Teaching, and Resistance

11:00am – 12:15pm

Individual Panel Sessions

  • From the Cotton Field to the Classroom: Contextualizing the Black Education Experience in Higher Education
  • Addressing the Complexities and Misnomers of Health Consciousness in the Black Community
  • Making A Way Out Of No Way: Re-Examining the Social Emotional Needs of Black Students
  • Imagining the Unimaginable: Captivating The Will To Resist Customary Lines of Scholarship

12:15pm – 1:15pm

Networking Break & Poster Session

1:15pm – 2:00pm

Keynote Presentation by Pedro Noguera, PhD

2:05pm – 2:50pm

Group Panel Sessions

  • Racial Microaggression: The Successful Navigating of Faculty Women of Color in the Academy
  • Reparations: William J. Darity and A 21st Century Argument for A 20th Century Problem
  • Doctoral Studies From Persistence to Completion
  • Legend of the SuperNegro in Academe

2:55pm – 3:55pm

Workshops

  • Powershift: Mastering the Skills to Lead in Uncertain Times
  • Exploring Non-Academic Careers for DrPH Professionals
  • Making the Successful Transition from Undergraduate to Graduate School: A Powerful and Rewarding Journey
  • Creating Africentric Schools: How Communities Mobilize to Support Black Excellence

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Workshops

  • Inherent Leadership Gap in Career Choices Amongst African American Students
  • Courageous Conversations in Counseling about Race
  • What if I Don’t Want to Be a College Professor? STEM Careers Beyond Academia
  • "Becoming the Movement": Black Professionals Advocating for Social Justice

5:00pm – 5:30pm

Poster Session

7:00pm – 8:00pm

BDN Online Networking Social


Saturday, October 31, 2020

9:00am – 9:35am

Opening Ceremony & Keynote Presentation by Sharif El-Mekki

9:40am – 10:55am

Individual Panel Sessions

  • Intimate and Corrective Measures to Combat Self-Effacement
  • Using Qualitative Research Approaches to Advance Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
  • Analyzing the Modernity of Technology to Challenge the Digital Divide
  • Look What He's Done For Me: Using Diversity and Spirituality To Conduct Empirical Research

11:00am – 12:15pm

Individual Panel Sessions

  • The Interconnectedness of Coping Mechanisms, Gender, and Race in Positions of Leadership
  • Injecting Non-Normative Methods to Impact Leadership Training
  • The Use of Non-Traditional Research Methods to Service and Transform African American Endangered Populations

12:15pm – 1:15pm

Networking Break & Poster Session

1:15pm – 2:00pm

Keynote Presentation by Jamira Burley

2:05pm – 2:50pm

Group Panel Sessions

  • Generative Collaborations: Preparing for Honors Post Pandemic
  • An Autoethnographic Study: The Experiences of Black Women Academics in Higher Education
  • Reclaiming Our Souls: Black Women’s Experiences of Institutional Harm in Professional and Helping Spaces
  • Rallying Against the Dominant Culture: Culturally Responsive Behavioral Strategies in Schools

2:55pm – 3:55pm

Workshops

  • The power of your health care is in your hand
  • Fostering Black Entrepreneurship on Campus: The Path to a New "Black Wall Street"
  • Strategies to Identify and Alleviate Burnout in Academia
  • Leveraging The Power of Black Excellence Through Internships That Matter

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Workshops

  • Wouldn't Take Nothin' for My Journey
  • Using Transformational Leadership to Improve Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment in Educational Institutions
  • Black School Superintendents: Prepared, Credentialed, Yet Where Are They?
  • You’ve earned the degree…. Now What? An exploration of how to build a career now that you have your degree

5:00pm – 5:30pm

Poster Session

7:00pm – 8:00pm

BDN Online Networking Social


**Sessions will be recorded and available to re-watch after event**

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