Black Women Writing Black Histories: Uncovering & Narrating the Enslaved Past

Wednesday, February 27th | 6:00-8:00 PM
Paul Robeson Campus Center, Essex Room (231-232) | 350 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Newark, NJ 07102

A roundtable discussion featuring dynamic black women historians whose scholarship engages the black past. Featuring Daina Ramey Berry, University of Texas at Austin; Melissa L. Cooper, Rutgers University-Newark; Deirdre Cooper Owens, Queens College, CUNY; and Sasha Turner, Quinnipiac University.

A reception will follow the discussion. Books will be available for purchase.

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This free event is presented by the Federated Department of History and co-sponsored by the Chancellor’s Office, SASN Dean’s Office, Department of African American and African Studies, Program in Women’s and Gender Studies, Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies, Graduate Program in American Studies, Graduate School-Newark, History Club, and the Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience.