Events and Workshops

History at the Intersections Research Seminar Fall 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 4:00 p.m. ICC 462

Nicole Ivy, American Council of Learned Societies Fellow, American Alliance of Museums

Topic: Slavery, Disability, and the Medicalization of Black Bodies

 

Monday, October 3, 12:30 p.m. ICC 103         

Keeanga-Yamhatta Taylor, Assistant Professor, African American Studies, Princeton University

Topic: From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation (Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2016)

 

Wednesday, October 12, 4:00 p.m. ICC 462

Crystal Sanders, Assistant Professor, History and African American Studies, Penn State University

Topic:  A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle 

(Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016)

 

Monday, November 14, 6:00 p.m. White-Gravenor 201A          

Nathan Connolly, Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Topic:  A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida

(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014)

 

Monday, November 21, 3:30 p.m. Walsh 499     

Mireya Loza, Curator, Political History, National Museum of American History

Topic: Defiant Braceros: How Migrant Workers Fought for Racial, Sexual, and Political Freedom

 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 2016)

 

Monday, November 28, 3:30 p.m.  Walsh 499

Vivek Bald, Associate Professor, Writing and Digital Media, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Topic: Bengal Harlem and the Lost Histories of South Asian America