african and african diaspora studies
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Blacks in Boston Conference
Saturday, 2 April 2016, Gasson Hall 100
Works-In-Progress Lecture Series
Wednesday, 2 March 2016
Rhonda Frederick, Associate Professor of English and AADS, Boston College
"Re-Imagining Misogynoir: Halo Hopkinson's 'A Habit of Waste'"
Lyons Hal 301E at Noon
New Directions in African Diaspora Studies
POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2016
Professor Joshua Guild, Department of History, Princeton University
"'This Could Be You:' Confronting the Specter of Racial Violence in Postwar New York and London"
This talk examines responses to incidents of police and extralegal racial violence in New York City and London in the 1940s and 1950s.
Friday, 1 April, 4:30-6:00 p.m., Devlin 101
Professor Regine Jackson, Department of Sociology, Agnes Scott College
"Boston Haitians: Between Symbolic Inclusion and Enduring Inequalities"
Haitians have experienced remarkable successes in Boston. But the rhetoric of a majority-minority, 21st century city masks the enduring inequalities that undermine their symbolic inclusion.