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Humanities

Looking Back, Looking Forward: Choices, Careers and Living Black History

February 11, 2021 at 5:00pm6:00pm EST

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Daina Ramey Berry (University of Texas at Austin)
Erica Armstrong Dunbar (Rutgers University)
P. Gabrielle Foreman (Pennsylvania State University)
Shirley Moody-Turner (Pennsylvania State University)

In this inaugural event launching P. Gabrielle Foreman’s 2021 Jeannette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professorship at the Syracuse University Humanities Center, three Black women scholars and institution builders (Foreman, Ramey Berry, and Armstrong Dunbar) discuss their innovative scholarship, transformative advocacy, and how they’ve overcome the challenges of centering Black women’s lives, resistance, and intellectual contributions. Shirley Moody-Turner moderates this interdisciplinary dialogue.

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Download a printable schedule of Foreman’s virtual involvements on campus for Spring 2021.

This event is part of the 2021 Watson Professor residency hosted by Dorri Beam, Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of English; Joan Bryant, Department Chair and Associate Professor of African American Studies; Petrina Jackson, Director of the Special Collections Research Center; and Patricia Roylance, Associate Professor of English.

The Jeannette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professorship in the Humanities is a preeminent lectureship originally established by the Watson family to support on-campus residencies of prominent humanities scholars, writers, and artists.

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This event was first published on January 13, 2021 and last updated on January 27, 2021.


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