Black History Month Celebration at UC Berkeley Library on Thursday, February 9, 2022 (11 am to noon PST)

Date: February 9th, 2022 

Day: Thursday

Time: 11 am to 12 noon PST

Please register here:

Opening Remarks:

Olufemi “Femi” Ogundele

Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management

Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

Confirmed Speakers:

Professor Ula Y. Taylor 

Professor & 1960 Chair of Undergraduate Education

African American Studies and African Diaspora Studies, UC Berkeley

Professor Nitasha Sharma

Director, Asian American Studies Program; Co-Director, Council for Race and Ethnic Studies

Professor of Asian American Studies and African American Studies at Northwestern University

Associate Editor, American Quarterly

Professor Roopika Risam

Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies and Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College, where she is part of the Digital Humanities and Social Engagement Cluster.

Professor Kelly Baker Josephs

Anglophone Caribbean Literature and Digital Humanities, Department of English, University of Miami

Both Professors Risam and Josephs will speak about the Digital Black Atlantic project.