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African Diasporic Arts and Social Change

April 13, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm


Join the University Press of Florida for the first event in a series on race and diasporic culture in the Americas. This event series is made possible by a Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.


David Canton
Director of African American Studies, University of Florida


Jane Alberdeston Coralín
Department of English, University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo
“Adjacent, Transitional, and Transactional Spaces in Contemporary Puertorriqueñ(a) Poetry”

Erica Moiah James
Department of Art History, University of Miami
“Black Archives, Print Publication, and Multi-Modal African Diasporic Art and Artists in the Academy”

Marquese McFerguson
School of Communication and Multimedia Studies, Florida Atlantic University
“Remixing Tha Ivory: A Visual Autoethnographic Album Examining How Black Academics Experience & (Re)imagine Academia”

Thomas F. DeFrantz
Department of African and African American Studies, Duke University
“Performative Scholarship and Social Change”

This webinar is offered in partnership with the UF African American Studies Program, the UF Center for Latin American Studies, and the UF Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere. Registration is required.


April 13, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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