African Diasporic Arts and Social Change

Event Start Date: April 13, 2022 4:00 PM
Event End Date: April 13, 2022 5:15 PM


African Diasporic Arts and Social Change
April 13, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm ET
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Join the University Press of Florida for the first event in a series on race and diasporic culture in the Americas. This event series is made possible by a Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Moderator: David Canton, Director of African American Studies, University of Florida

  • Jane Alberdeston Coralín, Department of English, University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo - “Adjacent, Transitional, and Transactional Spaces in Contemporary Puertorriqueñ(a) Poetry”
  • Erica Moiah James, Department of Art History, University of Miami - “Black Archives, Print Publication, and Multi-Modal African Diasporic Art and Artists in the Academy”
  • Marquese McFerguson, School of Communication and Multimedia Studies, Florida Atlantic University - “Remixing Tha Ivory: A Visual Autoethnographic Album Examining How Black Academics Experience & (Re)imagine Academia”
  • Thomas F. DeFrantz, Department of African and African American Studies, Duke University - “Performative Scholarship and Social Change”

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This webinar is offered by University Press of Florida in partnership with the University of Florida (UF) African American Studies Program, the UF Center for Latin American Studies, and the UF Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere. Registration is required.