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Elevating Black Design Voices

July 3, 2020

ELEVATING BLACK DESIGN VOICES
A PANEL DISCUSSION

July 8, 2020
1-2:30 p.m. (Central)

Join us. for an open and honest conversation with Black designers in education. Discussions will include what it means to be a Black designer and why there are so few. Among other topics, the panel will address what racism exists in higher education and how institutions can be more authentic when recruiting diverse students.

This free event is open to everyone, but registration is required. 

MODERATOR

Pierre Bowins
Assistant Professor, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Alumnx, VCFA MFA in Graphic Design

PANELISTS
Tasheka Arceneaux-Sutton
Associate Professor, Southeastern Louisiana University
Faculty, VCFA MFA in Graphic Design

Aliatu Burke
Director of Creative Services, Miami University

Lucy Kimundi
Assistant Director of Design Services, Kennesaw State University

Tara Masthay
2020 graduate (B.F.A. in Graphic Design), University of Dayton

Marq Mervin
Professor, Florida State College at Jacksonville

Silas Munro
Assistant Professor, Otis College of Art and Design
Faculty, VCFA MFA in Graphic Design

Register for the event here.