2020 Symposium

2020 Symposium Flyer

Voices: Visibility + Orientation + Identity + Creativity + Environment + Spaces


Keynote Speaker Dr. Kevin Quashie (Brown University)

We are delighted to be hosting Dr. Kevin Quashie as our keynote speaker for the 2020 CCC Symposium. Kevin Quashie teaches black cultural and literary studies and is a professor in the department of English at Brown University. He is the author or editor of three books, most recently The Sovereignty of Quiet: Beyond Resistance in Black Culture (2012). He is currently writing a book on black aliveness, which will also be the subject of his presentation.

Special thanks to our sponsors: GAPSA, GSSA, The Mellon Institute, The Murphy Institute, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Dr.Carol Reese


  • Jesse Chanin (Tulane University CCC): "Civil rights, Labor Militancy, and Integration: New Orleans Educators Struggle for Collective Bargaining 1965-1974"
  • Alex Turvy, M.Ed (Tulane University CCC Applicant - 2020 Cohort Admitted Student): "OneApp in New Orleans: Examining School Choice in an All-Charter Context from a Parent Perspective."
  • Dustin Robertson (Tulane University CCC): "Democray in Movement: Mobility and Participation in Bogotá."
  • Devin Wright (Tulane University CCC): "Climate Change and Queer Theory."
  • Emma Sager (Tulane University CCC): "On the Presumption of White Goodness."