Critical Conversation with Albie Sachs On turning six, during World War II, Albie Sachs received a card from his father expressing the wish that he would grow up to be soldier in the fight for liberation.
Hull-House Museum and the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at the University of Chicago present, Marge Piercy in "Sex Wars: the Turbulent times of the first wave of the women's movement.Reading from "Sex Wars: A Novel of the Turbulent Post-Civil War Period,"pr
In his talk Professor Stovall will address the central place of transnational perspectives in black diasporic scholarship, and consider the relationship between transnationalism, which focuses on interactions between national cultures, and globalization, which tends to ignore or tra
How can digital media help combat gun violence and other social problems plaguing our youth? And how are youth already taking action via media spaces to organize and amplify their voices in their daily lives?
The 2013 Caxton Club / Newberry Library Symposium on the BookThis year’s symposium will explore the use of self-produced books and pamphlets to express individualized, unconventional, controversial, or prohibited messages.
As Gilroy points out, the black Atlantic is a site of not just roots and cultures but also routes and convergences. We must add that an element of those convergences is oppositional identity-making among populations of African descent from diverse geographical origins.