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Saturday, June 16 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Maroon Oracle Network and Decolonizing Digital Spaces

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P. Gabrielle Foreman

P. GABRIELLE FOREMAN teaches and studies African American studies and nineteenth-century literary history and culture. She is known for her collaborative work including an edition of Harriet Wilson’s Our Nig as well as dance/poetry performance pieces on Wilson, David Drake or “Dave the Potter” and the Colored Conventions. Her forthcoming monograph is entitled The Art of DisMemory: Historicizing Slavery in Poetry, Performance and Material Culture. She is the Ned B. Allen Professor of English with appointments in History and Africana Studies and is a Senior Library Research Fellow at the University of Delaware. The Colored Conventions Project (CCP) is a collective of that includes Foreman, graduate student leaders, librarian team members, undergraduate researches and national teaching partners. Foreman is co-editing the forthcoming volume, Colored Conventions in the Nineteenth Century and the Digital Age. CCP is supported by the NEH and Mellon Foundation. Foreman tweets at @profgabrielle., Colored Conventions Project
P. GABRIELLE FOREMAN teaches and studies African American studies and nineteenth-century literary history and culture. She is known for her collaborative work including an edition of Harriet Wilson's Our Nig as well as dance/poetry performance pieces on Wilson, David Drake or "Dave... Read More →
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Alexis Pauline Gumbs

Eternal Summer of the Black Feminist Mind
Alexis Pauline Gumbs is the author of M Archive: After the End of the World, Spill: Scenes of Black Feminist Fugitivity and co-editor of Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines. Alexis lives and loves in Durham, North Carolina. She is also currently engaged in a collaboration... Read More →
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Vanessa Holden

Dr. Holden an assistant professor of History and African American and Africana Studies at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Holden’s current book project is titled, SurvivingSouthampton: Gender, Community, Resistance, and Survival During the Southampton Rebellion of 1831. In it, Dr. Holden explores the contributions that African American women and children, free and enslaved, made to the Southampton Rebellion of 1831, also called Nat Turner’s Rebellion. In addition to her work on enslaved women and slave rebellion, Dr.Holden also co-organizes the Queering Slavery Working Group with Jessica Marie Johnson (Johns Hopkins). Her second project, Forming Intimacies: Queer Kinship and Resistance in the Antebellum American Atlantic, will focus on same-gender loving individuals and American slavery., University of Kentucky
Dr. Holden an assistant professor of History and African American and Africana Studies at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Holden's current book project is titled, SurvivingSouthampton: Gender, Community, Resistance, and Survival During the Southampton Rebellion of 1831. In it, Dr... Read More →
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Jessica Marie Johnson

African Diaspora, Ph.D.
Jessica Marie Johnson is a writer and historian of slavery at Johns Hopkins University. She is co-editor with Mark Anthony Neal of Black Code: A Special Issue of the Black Scholar (2017) and the author of Practicing Freedom: Black Women, Intimacy, and Kinship in New Orleans Atlantic... Read More →


Saturday June 16, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
STATE HALL: Room 114

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