when-and-where-i-enterPlease join us for a Meridians Symposium

“When and Where I Enter: Celebrating Legacies, Envisioning Futures”

Friday, October 14, 2016
Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

The symposium will celebrate Paula Giddings’ 1984 groundbreaking book, When and Where I Enter, and the rich legacy of women of color feminist scholarship, art, and activism of the ’80s and ’90s, to inspire and embolden us in precarious times.

Keynote: “Black Lives Matter: A Dialogue on the Movement”
8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14
John M. Greene Hall, Smith College

Moderated by historian Barbara Ransby and featuring founders and activists of the Black Lives Matter movement:

  • Opal Tometi
  • Janaya Khan

All events are free.

Due to the overwhelming response to this event, registration for the symposium is now closed. If you wish to be placed on a waiting list please e-mail Ellice Amanna at eamanna@smith.edu.
For more information, visit https://www.smith.edu/meridians/wawie.htm


Global Blackness: A Multidisciplinary Exploration
Department of African and African American Studies
Erwin Mill, Room A103
March 23-25, 2017

Primary and secondary faculty in the Department of African and African American Studies discuss their work and how it ties into the theme of “global blackness.”

Featured Speakers

Patricia Northover, Senior Fellow
University of the West Indies

Uri McMillan, Associate Professor of English
University of California, Los Angeles

Fatimah Jackson, Professor of Biology/Director of the W. Montague Cobb Research Laboratory
Howard University

Kehinde Andrews, Associate Professor of Sociology
Birmingham City University

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