Thursday, November 12, 2020

RSVP: Nov. 17 UMEEA Event: Beyond Numbers and Firsts: Toward a History of Black Women at UMD

UMEEA Event: Beyond Numbers and Firsts: Toward a History of Black Women at the University of Maryland

Elsa Barkley Brown, Associate Professor of History and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, discusses her ongoing research into the history of Black women at the University of Maryland. Drawing on archival research as well as student-conducted oral histories, Barkley Brown points toward a fuller history of the University by moving beyond recognizing firsts to consider Black women’s daily lives on campus.

Featured Speaker:
Elsa Barkley Brown - Associate Professor, Department of History and Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Moderator: Deborah Rosenfelt - Professor Emerita, The Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

The University of Maryland Emeritus/Emerita Association (UMEEA) presents programs of particular interest to retired faculty and those faculty who are nearing retirement; however our programs are open to the whole campus community (UMD faculty, staff, students and their guests). Please add guests in your RSVP.