9th Annual DRS Theme:
           Creating Brave Spaces for Inclusion, Equity, and Justice
Proposal Submissions: 4/1/17 - 6/1/17

September 22 & 23, 2017      
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 


 Keynote Speaker
Angela Davis
Institutional Racism in the Penal and Criminal Justice System
Founded in 2009, the Diversity Research Symposium provides an educational environment for faculty, staff, community members, and students from all disciplines interested in cultural diversity issues to:

  • Learn, interact, share ideas, and network with one another
  • Infuse cultural diversity issues into their research, curricula, and professional development 
At the last DRS hosted by BSU,
Participants Represented 
81
Academic Sub-disciplines
21
Institutions & Organizations

13
U.S. States
 VIDEOS
DRS 2014
Angela Davis at Women's March On Washington (2017)
Keynote speakers from DRS 2014

Previous Speakers
  1. Leslie Aguilar (DRS 2016)
    Leslie Aguilar (DRS 2016)
  2. Rodney Patterson (DRS 2015)
    Rodney Patterson (DRS 2015)
  3. John Quiñones (DRS 2014)
    John Quiñones (DRS 2014)
  4. Michael Fosberg (DRS 2014)
    Michael Fosberg (DRS 2014)
  5. Terry Whitt Bailey (DRS 2014)
    Terry Whitt Bailey (DRS 2014)
  6. Manuel Pérez Quiñones (DRS 2014)
    Manuel Pérez Quiñones (DRS 2014)
  7. Erin Crawford Cressy (DRS 2011)
    Erin Crawford Cressy (DRS 2011)
  8. Barbara Love (DRS 2010)
    Barbara Love (DRS 2010)
  9. Lawrence Gerstein (DRS 2009)
    Lawrence Gerstein (DRS 2009)
  10. Marcia Smith-Woodard (DRS 2012)
    Marcia Smith-Woodard (DRS 2012)