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CAS-Department of African American Studies Events

February 7, 2023

Reparations NOW! How Do You Reckon with Legacies of Injustice?

February 7, 2023 at 5:00pm7:00pm EST

Hall of Languages, Kilian Room 500

African American Studies screens Banished (2008), directed by Marco Williams, which follows the efforts of descendants of Black residents seeking retribution for harm directed at their ancestors.

February 9, 2023

Reparations NOW! Whose Lives Deserve Repair?

February 9, 2023 at 5:00pm7:00pm EST

Hall of Languages, Kilian Room 500

The Price of Memory (2014), by Karen Marks Mafundikwa, contrasts the £20 million Britain paid to compensate Caribbean slaveholders with demands for redress from descendants of Jamaican slaves.

March 28, 2023

Nell Painter

An Evening with Dr. Nell Irvin Painter: African American History and Questions of Repair

March 28, 2023 at 7:00pm8:30pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

Dr. Painter explores issues of racial and gender identity and how they have figured into the history of America and the West.