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Black Folk in Dark Times: A Workshop on Sovereignty, Citizenship, and Freedom

Thursday, April 10, 2014,

  • Location: Jean and Alexander Heard Library, Room Community Room

A one day symposium on the state of the Black world featuring writers, scholars, and activists from North America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Africa. Participants include: David Austin, Sokari Ekine, Kevin Edmonds, Glen Ford, Kevin Alexander Gray, Aaron Kamugisha, Margaret Kimberley, Naomi Reed, Christina Sharpe, Maboula Soumahoro, Rinaldo Walcott, Johnny E. Williams, Emira Woods.

Convened by Dr. Peter James Hudson & Dr. Jemima Pierre.

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Science.

Co-sponsored by the Department of History, the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center, the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, the Department of English, the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, the Max Kade Center for European and German Studies, the Department of French and Italian, the Program in Quebec and Canadian Studies, the Program in American Studies, Black Agenda Report: News, Commentary, and Analysis from the Black Left and The Public Archive: Black History in Dark Times.