Critical Mixed Race Studies (CMRS) is an annual conference, journal (JCMRS), field of study, and scholarly and activist community. Their fourth conference is in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California, hosted by the USC Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Culture. With Keynote RUDY P. GUEVARRA JR.; over 50 panels, roundtables, and caucus sessions organized by the CMRS Association; two feature film screenings as well as a LIVE performance show and Performance Sampler produced by Mixed Roots Stories. Don’t miss it! Register today!
MRN will also be at CMRS facilitating a Student Affairs Caucus from 1:00-2:30pm on Saturday, February 25th. Room location will be determined.
Integration and Student Housing Choices: Inside Campus Multicultural Living Communities – Nicole Elasser Watson, Syracuse University
Creating Safe Spaces for Mixed Race Students – Kaily Heitz, Independent Scholar
10 Ways to Support Multiracial Students – Victoria Malaney, American College Personnel Association’s Multiracial Network
Multiracial Students and the Pathway to a STEM Major – Mette Evelyn Bjerre, University of Notre Dame
1:30pm-3:00pm at Room 314 A/B
ROUNDTABLE: The Lived Experiences of Contemporary Mixed Race Couples in the U.S.
CHAIR: Ken Tanabe, Loving Day
Kelley R. Kenney, Kutztown University
Mark E. Kenney, Chestnut Hill College/DeSales University
Beth John, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Benjamin John, Rush Wisconsin Soccer Club
Steven Riley, MixedRaceStudies.org
Julia Cates, MixedRaceStudies.org
We send positive vibes to everyone at CMRS 2014, and special shoutouts to Marc, Victoria, Beth, and Ben for contributing their stories and scholarship to the mixed race conversation. Follow along with their adventures by connecting with MRN on Facebook and Twitter.