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June 2020

Webinar: Race and Police Conduct in the U.S.: History and Context

June 19, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

AAAD will host a moderated Webinar forum on June 19 from 3-4:30pm, discussing the history and contemporary context of racism, police conduct, and criminal justice in the U.S. The aim of this forum is to provide the historical context and broader societal repercussions of instances of police brutality against African Americans. How are high profile cases of brutality shaped by systemic inequalities and racism in the U.S. today? In what ways do recent cases of police violence connect to a…

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Mobilizing Against Anti-Black Racism and Racial Inequality in Contemporary U.S.

June 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us on June 26, 2020 from 3:00pm - 4:30pm for a moderated Webinar forum titled "Mobilizing Against Anti-Black Racism and Racial Inequality in Contemporary U.S." The Webinar will feature three UNC-CH's distinguished alumni: Pierce Freelon, Scholar, musician and social entrepreneur Riana Lynn, CEO and Co-Founder of Journey Foods Dr. Ronda Bullock, Executive Director of We Are Register by June 26 at noon. https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sesY0NNJQe-0pUo7VEGOQw 

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July 2020

Virtual Book Launch: Engaging the African Diaspora in K through 12 Education

July 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join us as AAAD co-hosts the virtual launch for new book titled Engaging the African Diaspora in K through 12 Education by Kia Caldwell, Professor of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies and Emily Susanna Chávez, Director of Equity and Justice at Duke School on Thursday, July 30th from 7:00 to 8:30 pm EDT.  This event is sponsored by Caroline K12 and the Department of African, African American and Diaspora Studies at UNC Chapel-Hill Please register for this event here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Xs86zz0kR1uVrVqqwn0hbA 

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September 2020

“The Overwhelming Event and Black Testimony from the Immanent Divine” – Dr. Youssef Carter

September 30, 2020 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 “The Overwhelming Event and Black Testimony from the Immanent Divine” Youssef Carter Ph.D, Department of Religious Studies, UNC Chapel – Hill  Registration: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tdO2vqDIqEtybksc3HlV7vmgYYM34BWh5 

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December 2020

Black Women in U.S. Politics from 1920 to 2020

December 4, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join the African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Department at UNC-Chapel Hill for a conversation about Black women in U.S. Politics from the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920 to the recent election of Kamala Harris as Vice President. Panelists will include Prof. Nadia Brown (Purdue), Prof. Julia Jordan-Zachery (UNC-Charlotte), and Prof. Erika Wilson (UNC-Chapel Hill). This conversation will be co-moderated by Prof. Kia Caldwell (UNC-Chapel Hill) and Prof. Ron Williams (UNC-Chapel Hill) Date: Friday, December 4, 2020…

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January 2021

Colloquium #4 – “Sitting on Old Mats to Plait New”: The gendered struggle over land and livelihood in Liberia

January 27 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm

The first colloquium of Spring 2021 will feature Professor Gregg Mitman, with his talk titled:  "Sitting on Old Mats to Plait New”: The gendered struggle over land and livelihood in Liberia. " This talk will take place on January 27, 2021 at 11:15am. Please join us by registering for this event.  Registration: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0sfuuupjMqGN2xMEkyy2sAONVXjiLkeL_- After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Description In 1926, the Liberian government granted Firestone Tire & Rubber Company a…

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“Saving the House We Built: African Americans, Democracy, and the Attack on the U.S. Capitol”

January 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

AAAD will be hosting a webinar on Friday, January 29 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm titled: "Saving the House We Built: African Americans, Democracy, and the Attack on the U.S. Capitol" This event will feature presentations by UNC-Chapel Hill faculty members, Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom, Prof. Erika Wilson, Dr. William Sturkey, and Dr. Sharon Holland. Co-moderated by Dr. Ronald Williams and Dr. Kia Caldwell. Sponsored by the Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies at the University of North Carolina…

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February 2021

Colloquium #3 – “Listening to the Caribbean”, Martin Munro, Ph.D

February 24 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm

February 24, 2021 | 11:15am - 12:30pm Please register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMoc-mvrT8pHtavIkuh333cqHt98VPbe7p9 AAAD present its third colloquium talk of the semester featuring Professor Martin Munro, Ph.D, Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics, Florida State University with talk titled “Listening to the Caribbean” This paper presents some introductory ideas on issues related to auditory history and culture in the Caribbean. Beginning with the question of ear-cropping in eighteenth-century French Guiana, the paper considers the idea that colonial power…

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