Africana Research Center

Events

Events
ARC Professional Development Power Hour
Dec 1, 2020,
12:00pm
– 1:00pm
Dr. Lorick-Wilmot is a writer, sociologist, public scholar and digital creator. She is the 2020 Gloria E. Anzaldúa Award Recipient from the American Studies Association's Committee on Gender and Sexuality.
Remote Event
ARC PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT POWER HOUR
Nov 17, 2020,
12:00pm
– 1:00pm
Dr. Hobson is Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University at Albany, State University of New York, where she currently serves as Department Chair. She is the author of Venus in the Dark: Blackness and Beauty in Popular Culture (Routledge, 2005, 2nd ed. 2018) and Body as Evidence: Mediating Race, Globalizing Gender (SUNY Press, 2012).
Remote Event
ARC Professional Development Power Hour
Oct 27, 2020,
12:00pm
– 1:00pm
Dr. Brooks is the Audrey and John Leslie Endowed Chair in Literary Studies in the Department of English at Michigan State University. Dr. Brooks specializes in the study of black women, genre fiction, and popular culture, and has published numerous articles at TheRoot.com on HBO's "Lovecraft Country:" https://thegrapevine.theroot.com/author/kdbrooks.
Remote Event
ARC Professional Development Power Hour
Oct 13, 2020,
12:00pm
– 1:00pm
Dr. Gordon-Chipembere has been a professor of African Diasporic literature for over 20 years. She has taught in classrooms from South Africa to New York to Costa Rica. Her academic scholarship focuses on slavery and her first book project, Representation and Black womanhood: The Legacy of Sarah Baartman” is now required reading for all first-year college students in South Africa.
Remote Event
ARC Professional Development Power Hour
Sep 29, 2020,
12:00pm
– 1:00pm
Dr. Treitler is Professor and Chair of the Department of Black Studies and Professor of Sociology at the University of California at Santa Barbara. The event will be followed by a Q&A session.
Remote Event

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