Frederick Douglass Institute

West Chester University

408 Francis Harvey Green Library
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383
Phone: (610) 436-2766
Fax: (610) 436-2769

Annual Undergraduate Conference at Bloomsburg University

Announcing the Frederick Douglass Institute for Academic Excellence

In collaboration with The Institute of Human Rights and Social Justice


11th Annual Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Conference


Human Rights at Home and Abroad:

Past, Present, and Future


April 14 & 15, 2011

Bloomsburg University

Kehr Union



Travis Johnson, family law staff attorney with The Door,

will speak on Human Rights Issues Affecting America’s Youth

Over the last 40 years, The Door has served more than 11,000 young people from all over New York City, aged 12-21, with a wide range of services including health care, GED and English language classes, tutoring and homework help, college preparation and computer classes, career development and training, job placement, legal services, arts, daily meals, sports and recreational activities all under one roof.  <>




We welcome proposals for 10-15 minute presentations addressing any aspect of the conference theme from undergraduate students in any discipline by April 1, 2011. 


Submit summaries or abstracts, including presentation title and student contact information, by April 1, 2011 to:

Dr. Tina Entzminger                                email:

English Department                                 phone:  570-389-4432

Bloomsburg University                             fax:  570-389-3006

Bloomsburg, PA 17815                


Conference Proceedings of student papers will be compiled and distributed after the conference.