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12 Nov
Read & Discuss: The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies
Event Type

Readings, Virtual

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Graduate Students

University Unit
World History Center
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Read & Discuss: The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies

Join University of Pittsburgh professor Alaina E. Roberts in a discussion about the first chapter of Dr. Tiffany Lethabo King’s book, The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies, focusing on its theme of the intersections of settler colonialism, anti-Blackness, activism, and culture. 

Alaina E. Roberts is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research focuses on the intersection of African American and Native American history from the nineteenth century to the modern day with particular attention to identity, settler colonialism, and anti-Blackness. 

This is part of a series titled "Global Indigeneities: Parallels and Intersections in the Global Fight for Reparations and Treaty Rights." 

Dial-In Information

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://pitt.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkcO2srD4sEtVNp3j2BjJsBrUR68F1Nqot 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. A PDF of the chapter will be distributed via email at least two weeks before the reading group to those who sign up. 

Thursday, November 12 at 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

Read & Discuss: The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies

Join University of Pittsburgh professor Alaina E. Roberts in a discussion about the first chapter of Dr. Tiffany Lethabo King’s book, The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies, focusing on its theme of the intersections of settler colonialism, anti-Blackness, activism, and culture. 

Alaina E. Roberts is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research focuses on the intersection of African American and Native American history from the nineteenth century to the modern day with particular attention to identity, settler colonialism, and anti-Blackness. 

This is part of a series titled "Global Indigeneities: Parallels and Intersections in the Global Fight for Reparations and Treaty Rights." 

Dial-In Information

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://pitt.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkcO2srD4sEtVNp3j2BjJsBrUR68F1Nqot 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. A PDF of the chapter will be distributed via email at least two weeks before the reading group to those who sign up. 

Thursday, November 12 at 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

Event Type

Readings, Virtual

University Unit
World History Center

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