2020-21 Taft Postdoctoral Fellows
, PhD, Department of Media, Communication, and Cultural Studies, with an emphasis on queer and feminist studies, Goldsmiths, University of London. For more about Dr. Frank, please click here.
, PhD, Sociology, with graduate certificates in Women’s and Gender Studies and African and African Diaspora Studies, University of Texas at Austin. For more about Dr. Adjepong, please click here.
Anti-Racist Struggle, COVID-19, and Transnational Feminist Solidarity (panel discussion)
29 October, 12:30 PM (EDT)
REGISTER FOR ANTI-RACIST STRUGGLE, COVID-19, AND TRANSNATIONAL FEMINIST SOLIDARITY at http://bit.ly/TAFT-Anti-RacistStruggle.
Visual Art & Cultural Movements
6 Nov., 1 PM
Featuring Eric Gyamfi
and Sel Kofiga
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Native American Heritage Month: More Than A Word
(Preview & discussion of film)
Nov. 12, 2 PM
, Director of the Indian University of North America
Of the Standing Rock Dakota tribe, John Little and Kenn Little direct More Than A Word
, offering a look inside the growing movement to change the name of the Washington R*dskins football team. The film traces origins of the word, from a term of racist derision and slander to being embraced as the name of one of the NFL’s most beloved franchises; and draws on the voices of Native American activists and scholars to place this controversy within the wider context of Native American history and racial stereotyping more generally. https://www.speakoutnow.org/speaker/more-word-john-kenn-little
REGISTER FOR MORE THAN A WORD (PREVIEW & DISCUSSION)
Gender as a Transnational Conspiracy: Anti-Gender Organizing in Latin America’s (Re)Turn to the Right
12 Nov., 4 PM EDT
, University of California, Irvine
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On the Corner: Nexus at the Political Intersection of Race and Religion Research
15 Jan., 11 AM
Paul Djupe, Denison University
Additional talks by:
Zoom ID: 517 973 8553
- Valerie MarTinez-Ebers, University of North Texas
- Karam Dana, University of Washinton
- Michele Margolis, University of Pennsylvania
- Nazita Lajevardi, Michigan State University
Black History Month
Home Ain’t Always Where the Heart Is: Women, Confinement, and Domestic Violence in the Gilded Age Bluegrass
Feb. 16, 12 PM
Charlene J. Fletcher, Ph.D.
Historian of Race, Gender, and the American South
Emerging Voices Postdoctoral Research Associate in Slavery and Justice, Brown University