Today is the last day to register for the CLA Diversity Symposium

Published: October 18, 2021

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All are invited to attend the College of Liberal Arts' Diversity Symposium on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. This one-day symposium will be held on zoom from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and is organized by the Auburn University College of Liberal Arts' Outreach initiative. Registration for this free event is due by 11:59 p.m. today, Oct. 18.

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 and more. 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.

There is 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 or registered as a moderator, there is no need to register using this link.)

Click here to register as an attendee.

The keynote speaker will be Mayor Messiah Williams-Cole of Camp Hill, 22-year-old mayor of Camp Hill.

Auburn University's Mosaic Theatre Company will perform.

Participants may attend either the entire symposium or sessions of their choice. The program will be uploaded soon.

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

Submitted by: Victoria Santos