Fall 2015 Lecture Series Schedule

 

Fri., Sep.  18at 3 pm   African American Studies Opening Reception
Come meet our newest students and reconnect with friends! Location: African American Studies Program Building, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline MA

Thu., Sep 24 9 – 3 pm Jewish, Armenian, and African Diasporic Identities Constructed and in Formation: The US and Beyond Workshop
Supported by the BU Center for the Humanities
Location: Photonics Center Colloquium Room, PHO 906, 8 St. Mary’s Street ,Boston

Sat., Sep. 26 at 6-8 pm  Alumni and Faculty Reception at African American Studies
Location: African American Studies Program Building, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline

Tue., Oct. 6 at 5 pm All Eyes Are Upon Us – Race & Politics from Boston to Brooklyn
Jason Sokol, Associate Professor of History, University of New Hampshire
Location: African American Studies Program, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline

Tue., Oct 27 at 5 pm Abolition and Racialization in Brazil (1870-1909)
Wlamyra Albuquerque, Professor of Brazilian History at the Universidade Federal da Bahia
Location: African American Studies Program, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline

Tue., Nov 3 at 5 pm To Kill a Mockingbird, Go Set a Watchman, and the ‘Discovery’ of Racism
John Matthews, Professor of English, Boston University
Location: African American Studies Program, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline

Sat., Nov. 7 at 9 am Romanticism in the Atlantic World: A Symposium at Boston University (BARC)
A one-day symposium organized by Joseph Rezek, Asst. Professor of English at BU. Sponsored by the BU Center for the Humanities, Studies in Romanticism, Center for the Study of Europe, Dept. of English, American and New England Studies Program, African American Studies Program, Dept. of History, and Dept. of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature.
Location: BU Castle 225 Bay State Road, Boston, MA

Tue., Nov. 10 at 5 pm  American Racecraft: Race and Racism in the era of #BlackLivesMatter
Student Forum led by Jailyn Gladney (CAS ‘16)
Watch the event here: Part #1  –  Part #2  –  Part #3  –  Part#4
Location: African American Studies Program, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline

Mon., Nov. 16 at 5 pm The Alyne Case: Maternal Mortality, Intersectional Discrimination, and the Human Right to Health in Brazil 
Kia Lily Caldwell, Associate Professor, Dept. of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Supported by the BU Center f or the Humanities, Latin American Studies Program, as part of the “Conversations on Slavery, Memory and Culture: the Making of Contemporary Afro-Brazilian Society”

Listen to a podcast of this event here.

Location: Sargent College, SAR102, 635 Commonwealth Ave., Boston

Thu., Dec. 3  at 5 pm Talk by Tomás Fernández Robaina
Joint Presentation by Mariem Marquetti (CAS ‘18) and Dr. Linda Heywood, Professor of History at
Boston University
Location: African American Studies Program, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline

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