Taking an opportunity to inventory 25 years of this symposium, provides a moment to reflect on the last two and a half decades of this event, its themes, challenges, successes […]

What Has Changed, What Lies Ahead

Subversion. Resistance. Revolutionary Acts. This year’s virtual symposium provides an important opportunity to reflect on the last 25 years of the symposium, its themes, challenges, successes, and impact, as we […]

25th Annual Schomburg Over the Years

Since 1997, The Annual Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium has explored the complex relationship of the African Diaspora in Latinx cultures. Now in its 25th year, the work presented has never […]

COVID-19: A Color Canvas of Inequality

This year’s Schomburg Symposium tackled the inequalities in the health system affecting Black and brown communities, as highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the deaths of […]

Perceptions & Complicity in Beauty & Race

23rd Annual Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium Saturday, February 23, 2019/ 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM This year’s symposium focuses on the social perceptions and construction of beauty and how these […]

Does Violence Have Color?

22nd Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium Saturday, February 24, 2018, 9:30 am–5 pm This year’s Schomburg Symposium considers the multiple aspects and facets of violence as the perpetration of these acts […]

2016 Annual Schomburg Symposium Program

The 20th Annual Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium, SHIFTING IDENTITIES: Expressing Afrolatinidad, considers the ideological shifts Afro-Latino migrants and immigrants have undergone through their experiences in Latin America and the United States.  The […]

The 19th Annual Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium

Afro-Latinos on the Move: Migration, Civil Rights and Politics This year’s Schomburg Symposium examines the migratory challenges of Afro-Latinos in the Americas and how societal differences and geographic locations affect […]