October 25: DC-Area African American Studies Works-in-Progress Seminar

The next DC-Area African American Studies Works-In-Progress Seminar will meet on  Saturday, 25 Oct 2014 from 2-5 pm. at the University of Maryland – College Park, Taliaferro Hall, Room 2108. 

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

Claire Raymond, “Ghosts of Zora Neale Hurston:Surface and Depth in Carrie Mae Weems’s Louisiana Project.

Robert Bland, “‘Like a Miniature Tuskegee’: Industrial Education, Agrarianism, and the Redefinition of Reconstruction”

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).