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[NOVEMBER 7, 2023] ’50 Years of African American Studies to Build a Better World’ with featured speaker Dr. Keisha Blain

Tuesday, November 7
Cabral Center, John D. O’Bryant Institute

Come celebrate 50 years of Africana Studies at Northeastern with Featured Speaker Dr. Keisha N. Blain! Dr. Blain (Brown University), a 2022 Guggenheim Fellow and Class of 2022 Carnegie Fellow, is one of the most innovative and influential young historians of her generation. She is an award-winning historian of the 20th century United States with broad interests and specializations in African American History, the modern African Diaspora, and Women’s and Gender Studies. She completed a Ph.D. in History from Princeton University in 2014, and is also the author of Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom (2018), and Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer’s Enduring Message to America (2021), which have both been nominated for several awards such as the NAACP Image Award and Darlene Clark Hine Award from the Organization of American Historians.

Come celebrate 50 years of Africana Studies with Dr. Blain November 7th!

Register for the event here!

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