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The 12th Annual Frederick Douglass Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Conference


April 19-20, 2012

Kehr Union

Bloomsburg University

Conference Theme:  Consumption


Students may interpret this term in a variety of ways and approach it from any discipline.  For example, students may examine


consumption of natural resources

consumerism and economics

consumption of alcohol or drugs and its consequences

consumption of food and poverty

literature that focuses on some type of consumption

consumption of images and media, etc.


Students should submit a description of their project, a title, and their contact information to at any time before the April 2, 2012 deadline.  Students may read papers, give PowerPoint presentations, give talks, or participate in a poster session.  If you have ideas for other types of presentations, please contact Betina Entzminger.

Annual Spring 2012 Conference Update


The Spring 2012 undergraduate conference will be hosted by Kutztown University of Pennsylvania on April 7, 2012. Details, such as a conference schedule and hotel information, will be posted as they become available.


In the meantime, the Call for Papers has been released: Call for Papers