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Zoom Talk: “Taverns, Gardens, and Parties: A Journey through New England’s Early Black History”

Kabria Baumgartner is Dean’s Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies and Associate Director of Public History at Northeastern University. She writes about the hidden, forgotten, and erased lived experiences of African-descended people in New England and the Atlantic World. She has authored numerous articles published in leading academic journals, and her book, In Pursuit […]

Zoom talk by Barbara Winslow, Professor Emerita, City University of New York, Titled: “What We Need Now is More of What We Did Then: Revolutionary Feminism in Action”

Barbara Winslow is Professor Emerita at the City University of New York and the founder of the Shirley Chisolm Project. She has published five books in addition to dozens of articles, essays, and reviews. For this talk, she will draw from her latest book, Revolutionary Feminism: The Women’s Liberation Movement in Seattle, 1965-1975 (Durham: Duke […]

The Histories We Inherit: Concordia’s Reckoning With the Pasts of Its Founding Institutions

Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Rd, Orono

A University of Maine alumnus, Professor Graham Carr is president and vice chancellor of Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. A historian by training and a long-time leader in higher education in Canada, Carr returns to his alma mater to explore the role universities can and should play in addressing the legacy of colonialism and anti-Black […]