©2019 Annual AAAD Interdisciplinary Conference.


10th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference

African, African American & Diaspora (AAAD)

Theme: “Black Temporalities: Past, Present, and Future.” Ranging across topics from oral history to Afrofuturism, the conference will bring together a group of scholars from a wide variety of overlapping and intersecting fields.

February 20, 2020

James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA 22802

More details to come.

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Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center

Official Hotel of JMU

710 S Main St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | (540) 564-0220|

Hotel Madison

Online Group Code AAAD20 or call 540-564-0200

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Courtyard by Marriott Harrisonburg

1890 Evelyn Byrd Ave., Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | (540) 432-3031|

Courtyard by Marriott Harrisonburg


DoubleTree by Hilton Harrisonburg

1400 E Market St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | (540) 433-2521|

DoubleTree by Hilton Harrisonburg


Hampton Inn Harrisonburg – University

85 University Blvd., Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | (540) 432-1111|

Hampton Inn Harrisonburg


Residence Inn by Marriott Harrisonburg

1945 Deyerle Ave., Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | (540) 437-7426|

Residence Inn by Marriott Harrisonburg


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UberEats: Delivery from a variety of restaurants & fast-food

Golden Pony: Specializing in scratch-made American cuisine.

Pinball machines, art gallery, outdoor patio, two full bars, & live music.

Menu: goldenponyva.com


Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint

80 S Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 Menu: jackbrownsjoint.com

Billy Jack's: Wings, chili cheese fries & a variety of craft beers.

92 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 Menu: billyjacksshack.com

Jimmy Madison's: Southern cooking & robust whiskey list.

121 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 Menu: jimmymadisons.com

Clementine: Live music, art & trivia at this funky bi-level lounge.

153 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 Menu: clementinecafe.com

Capital Ale House

41-A Court Square, Harrisonburg, VA  Menu: capitalalehouse.com

MORE: THE 10 BEST Restaurants in Harrisonburg 2019 - TripAdvisor


Contact Us

If you have questions about the registration process, our schedule or general information, don’t hesitate to reach out.

Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807