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The Future of Black Studies: U-M Faculty Panel

A Humanities Afrofutures Event
Monday, February 20, 2023
5:30-7:00 PM
Space 2435 North Quad Map
Join us for a conversation with U-M faculty about the possible future directions for Black studies in the university and beyond. Panelists include Aaron Coleman (comparative literature), Matthew Countryman (history and Afroamerican and African studies), Kristie Dotson (philosophy and Afroamerican and African studies), Kira Thurman (music, German, and history), and Jessica Kenyatta Walker (Afroamerican and African studies and American culture). Moderated by Angela Dillard (Afroamerican and African studies, Residential College, and history).

About Humanities Afrofutures
Presented by the Institute for the Humanities, Humanities Afrofutures is a month-long series of events at the University of Michigan bringing together scholars, artists and activists to reexamine the past, explore critical issues in the present, and create a space for imagining possible futures.

Speakers include poet-activist Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Black Panther production designer Hannah Beachler, scholars Moya Bailey, Jennifer Nash, and Samantha Pinto, regional community leaders engaging in multi-faceted activist and creative work, U-M faculty, and more.

Join us for Humanities Afrofutures in February 2023. All events are free and open to the public.
Building: North Quad
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: African American, american culture, Humanities, Humanities Afrofutures, Scholarship
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Institute for the Humanities, Residential College, Comparative Literature, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, Department of Philosophy, Department of American Culture, Department of History, Germanic Languages & Literatures, LSA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion