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
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