February 7: DC-Area African American Studies Works-in-Progress Seminar

The next meeting of the DC-Area African American Studies Works-In-Progress Seminar will be on Saturday, 7 Feb 2015 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.

Hoda Zaki (Hood College): “The Afro-Asian Roots of Nonviolence in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement”

Erin Chapman (George Washington University): “Staging Gendered Radicalism: A Raisin in the Sun and Lorraine Hansberry’s Vision of Freedom.”

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).