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David Ikard is a diversity speaker, author, and Professor of African American and Diaspora Studies at Vanderbilt University. Ikard’s research and teaching includes African American Literature, hip-hop culture, black feminist criticism, black masculinity and whiteness studies. Ikard has earned his B.A. from North Carolina State University, has earned his M.A. from North Carolina State University, and has earned his Ph.D. from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ikard has served as chair of Africana Studies at the University of Miami and has also served as chair of African American and Diaspora Studies at Vanderbilt. He has previously earned the William R. Jones Outstanding Mentor Award from the Florida Education Fund and the McKnight Fellows for his work at mentoring graduate students. He has also been a Ford Fellow and faculty mentor for the Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship. As a researcher, Ikard essays have been featured in outlets such as African and Black Diaspora Journal, African American Review, MELUS, and more. As an author, Ikard has authored or co-authored books which include “Breaking The Silence: Toward a Black Male Feminist Criticism,” “Nation of Cowards,” “Blinded by the Whites,” and “Lovable Racists, Magical Negroes, and White Messiahs.” As a speaker, Ikard has given TED Talks..

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CTI can give you the accurate David Ikard booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book David Ikard for an event?" is a frequent question we get. The final David Ikard booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will David Ikard charge for an event. An example fee to book David Ikard is in the starting range of $15,000-$24,999. However, any recent popularity change would cause a price fluctuation well beyond this example. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price as well. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
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There is low probability to book David Ikard for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the David Ikard agent on your behalf if your funding is in place. By not having funding ready then it will more difficult to book David Ikard, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the David Ikard booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for David Ikard, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
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Education Related, Education-College Lecturer, Social Issues, Social Issues-Diversity, Male,
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