November 22: DC-Area African American Studies Works-in-Progress Seminar

The next DC-Area African American Studies Works-In-Progress Seminar will meet on Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 2-5pm, at the University of Maryland, Susquehanna Hall, Room 2112.  The seminar will discuss the two pre-circulated papers listed below.

Psyche Williams-Forson (University of Maryland), “Judge Not…and other Edicts of Common Sense: The Politics of Good Food/Bad Food in African American Communities”

Natanya Duncan (University of Maryland), “Adeyola Garvey – ‘Queen of Garvey Ladies’”

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

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 (