Black Feminism & the Sonic Archive
Black Feminism and the Sonic Archive The third in our series celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Barbara T. Christian features two of her former students sharing their groundbreaking work on Black sound, Black archives and Black feminist thought.
Abolition, Black Studies & the Law
On behalf of The Department of African American Studies, we invite you to join us for a conversation about police abolition. This event, part of a series on this topic, will feature two of the leading scholars in conversations on police reform and the enduring legacies of racial violence.
Abolition for the People with Kaepernick Publishing
This event, part of a series on abolition democracy, features editors and contributors to Kaepernick Publishing’s groundbreaking online publication, “Abolition for the People,” a project produced by Kaepernick Publishing in partnership with LEVEL. In conversation with Nikki Jones and Gabriel Regalado, Berkeley alumni Ameer Loggins, Christopher Petrella, and Connie Wun, and prominent abolitionist Mariame Kaba, author of We Do This ‘Til We Free Us
Black Feminist Geographies of Emancipation
The Department of African American Studies invites you to join us to discuss how black communities have navigated their everyday lives through practices of space-making and survival, resistance and refusal, in the context of antiblackness, gentrification and neoliberal multiculturalism. This conversation will also explore what black feminism offers for understanding these complex practices and ultimately toward the goal of emancipation.
Ochy Curiel’s Opening Keynote for the Global Black Feminism Summer Lab
The Black Studies Collaboratory at UC Berkeley invites you to attend the opening keynote for the Global Black Feminisms Summer Lab. Ochy Curiel’s keynote, “From Identity Politics to a Non-Fragmented Analysis of Oppression,” will be held virtually at 1:00 PST on June 28.
“Music, the Diaspora, and the World”: A Conversation with Angélique Kidjo
Angélique Kidjo will be joined in conversation by Tianna Paschel, Associate Professor in the UC Berkeley Department of African American Studies; Ivy Mills, Lecturer, Visual and Literary Cultures of Africa and the African Diaspora; and Victoria Grubbs, Lecturer and Black Studies Collaboratory Postdoctoral Fellow.
The Performance of Labor/The Labor of Performance: A Convening
Curated by Ra Malika Imhotep, The Performance of Labor/The Labor of Performance is a convening of Black feminist artists and cultural workers who will communally explore the question(s) of how the forms and methods of opera, surrealism, free jazz, poetry, & dance help us communicate the concerns of radical black feminism(s)
2022 BSC Small Grantee Symposium
Join the Black Studies Collaboratory and the Department of African American Studies for our first Small Grantee Symposium, featuring the projects of some of the 27 recipients of our Spring and Summer 2022 Small Grantee Program.