1/30: DC-Area African American Studies Works-In-Progress Seminar

The next meeting of the DC-Area African American Studies Works-In-Progress Seminar is Saturday, 30 January 2016, from 2-5 pm at the Teamsters’ Archive in George Washington University’s Gellman Library, 7th floor.

The seminar will discuss the two pre-circulated papers listed below.

  • Marcia Chatelain (Georgetown) – “Feeding the Franchise: Voters, Business Owners, and Black Progress.”
  • Melissa Stuckey (Independent Historian) – “A Second Emancipation: Freedom and the Black Town”

If you would like copies of the papers or to be added to the seminar’s mailing list, please email Jay Driskell at driskell@hood.edu .

The seminar is open to any scholar with a focus on historically-oriented scholarship relating to the experience of peoples of African descent in the diaspora or in Africa. Graduate students are especially welcome. If you are interested in attending or presenting a paper at a future seminar please email Jay Driskell (driskell@hood.edu).