Upcoming Events

Disaffected: The Cultural Politics of Unfeeling in Nineteenth-Century America

The Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women

This talk will be held via Zoom.

In this talk, Xine Yao will explore the racial and sexual politics of unfeeling—affects that are not recognized as feeling—as a means of survival and refusal in nineteenth-century America. Yao will trace how works by Herman Melville, Martin R. Delany, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps,Read More

How We Remember: Colonialism and Slavery in Contemporary Nonfiction Films. First Film Screening

Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice (CSSJ)
, Seminar room

First film screening: Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels (Tony Buba, 2014, 56 minutes).

Introduction by Leonora Masini, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Slavery and the Public Humanities at the CSSJ. The 30-minutes Q&A after the screening will host Prof. Marcus Rediker, Distinguished Professor of Atlantic History at the University ofRead More

Workshop: Herbalism Practices of Our Enslaved Ancestors

Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice (CSSJ)
, Seminar Room, Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice

Join Sequoria “Coco” Dickerson as she shares stories of little known herbal traditions and rituals practiced by African Americans during slavery in the United States.This workshop is grounded in sharing the stories of enslaved African American herbalists who worked with plants for healing justice, liberation, and ancestral reclamation. Come hear stories of how they used herbal practices toRead More

How We Remember: Colonialism and Slavery in Contemporary Nonfiction Films. Second Film Screening

Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice (CSSJ)
, Seminar room

Second screening: Negotiating Amnesia (Alessandra Ferrini, 2015, 29 minutes).

Introduction by Leonora Masini, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Slavery and the Public Humanities at the CSSJ.

The 30-minutes Q&A after the screening will host director Alessandra Ferrini.

This is the second of twoRead More

Writers’ Panel: Tommy Orange in Conversation with Joan Naviyuk Kane and Paula Peters

Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative and Literary Arts
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In this panel, Tommy Orange will be joined by poet Joan Naviyuk Kane and scholar-writerRead More

The Black Bedroom: A Talk by Shoniqua Roach

Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women

A Pembroke Seminar “In the Afterlives and Aftermaths of Ruin” Talk

The Black Bedroom

By Shoniqua Roach, Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Brandeis University

 

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Spring Colloquium Series: Kessie Alexandre

Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the Herbert Goldberger fund
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Kessie Alexandre, University of Washington will present “Climate Resilience and Urban Recovery in Newark’s Green Spaces.”Read More