Abriendo Brecha 2018: Afro-Diasporic Central America.
Friday April 13, 2:00 pm – 6:00pm
PCL Learning Lab 2
AB 2018 will be a one-day symposium that examines the complex, fluid and transnational identities in Central America, and the implications for a new theory of the diaspora that includes and reclaims, territoriality, political participation as well as citizenship in Central America.
The symposium will focus on the Black presence in a region traditionally represented as Mestizo criollo-indigenous, as well as the possibilities of voicing social justice from the participation and affirmation of dynamic and heterogeneous identities.
Finally, it will Identify political routes and actions from a collaborative stance of researchers, organizations, activists, local and transnational networks for anti-racist struggle and the construction of more just societies.