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Wed, 03/09/2022 - 10:10
via Zoom, Registration required - contact TLHAT@uga.edu for more info Women's History Month "BLACK WOMEN’S #HISTORICALWELLNESS: Traditions of Connecting Self-Care to Social Justice" presented by Dr. Stephanie Y. Evans, Georgia State University. Register in advance for this meeting:https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAudumvqD0pE9f45lcN9vjzfN8WN6JVsapG  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining…
Wed, 02/02/2022 - 11:56
"Reconsidering Reparations," Olúfẹmi O. Táíwò, assistant professor of philosophy, Georgetown University. This lecture is presented as part of the Spring 2022 Global Georgia Initiative public events series of the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, in partnership with the department of philosophy and the Institute for African American Studies. Advance registration for the event, which will be conducted via Zoom webinar, is required and …
Wed, 01/12/2022 - 12:34
A specialist in the field of Africana Studies, Maboula Soumahoro has conducted research and taught in the United States and France. Currently associate professor in the English Department of the University of Tours and resident at Villa Albertine in Atlanta, she is the author of Le Triangle et l’Hexagone, réflexions sur une identité noire (La Découverte, 2021), newly translated into English by Kaiama L. Glover as Black Is the Journey, Africana…
Tue, 10/26/2021 - 12:30
You are cordially invited. The African Studies Institute presents the 2021 African Studies Fall Lecture on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at 2pm Eastern. The annual lecture will be delivered by Professor AdeOluwa Okunade, Professor of Ethnomusicology, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, and Visiting Scholar in the UGA African Studies Institute. The topic of the lecture will be "Singing Our Song in a Foreign Land: Emergence and Ascendancy of…
Tue, 09/14/2021 - 13:04
“Forms of Black Power in Stamped : From the March on Washington to the Juneteenth National Holiday and beyond: plotting the new road ahead" Join Drs. Carolyn Jones Medine  (UGA Institute for African American Studies), Dr. Llewellyn Cornelius (UGA Center for Social Justice), and Lemuel "Life" LaRoche (UGA School of Social Work, Chess and Community), and community members for a discussion of how the U.S. Black Power movement opened up the door for…
Tue, 09/14/2021 - 12:55
Join Georgia trailblazer and namesake of the Mary Frances Early College of Education on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 to celebrate the launch of her memoir The Quiet Trailblazer: My Journey as the First Black Graduate of the University of Georgia. A live conversation about the book with Ms. Early (MMED '62, EDS '67) will be led by UGA Women's Head Basketball Coach, Joni Taylor. The event will be live-streamed and attendees will be able to submit…
Tue, 09/14/2021 - 12:49
Constitution Day: “On Juneteenth: History, Memory, the Present and the Future” Zoom Webinar | Register at spia.uga.edu Speaker: ANNETTE GORDON-REED, Carl M. Loeb University Professor of History, Harvard University Annette Gordon-Reed is the Carl M. Loeb University Professor at Harvard University. Gordon-Reed won sixteen book prizes, including the Pulitzer Prize in History in 2009 and the National Book Award in 2008, for The Hemingses of…
Fri, 09/10/2021 - 12:36
Join us at the USG Diversity & Inclusion Summit 2021 Virtual • October 29 • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Keynote Heather McGhee Designer and promoter of solutions to inequality in America. Heather will be speaking about her book  The Sum of Us. Learn more about Heather McGhee. Register Today
Thu, 02/18/2021 - 10:05
Dr. Carl Suddler, Assistant Professor of History, Emory University, will appear on Zoom to discuss his book, Presumed Criminal: Black Youth and the Justice System in Postwar New York (New York University Press, 2019). A short presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session. Participants will receive a free copy of Dr. Suddler’s book in advance of the talk. Email history@uga.edu to schedule a time to pick up your book from 220…
Tue, 02/02/2021 - 11:25
The Department of Romance Languages, the Institute for African American Studies, and The Franklin College Visiting Scholar Program invites you to the Zoom lecture by Brent Hayes Edwards entitled “Black Radicalism and the Archive: Inventories of Fire.”  Wednesday, March 3, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (on Zoom)   Professor Edwards’ innovative scholarship links together African diasporic histories and literary traditions, drawing on African American, French,…

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