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Currents of Change: Past, Present, and Public (UCI History Graduate Student Association Conference)
"Currents of Change: Past, Present, and Public"
April 8-9, 2021
Register for this virtual event here: https://uci.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Gpl7DDcZRc-4fkjAZEFT9g
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Join the History Graduate Student Association for their 2021 conference "Current of Change: Past, Present, and Public" on Thursday, April 8th and Friday, April 9th. Please email email@example.com with any questions.
Dr. Jessica Marie Johnson will deliver her keynote address, "Slavery, History, and Digital Humanities" at 12pmPST on Friday, April 8.
Keynote Speaker: Jessica Marie Johnson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Johns Hopkins University. Johnson is a historian of Atlantic slavery and the Atlantic African diaspora. She is the author of Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World (University of Pennsylvania Press, August 2020). As a historian, Johnson researches black diasporic freedom struggles from slavery to emancipation. As a digital humanist, Johnson explores ways digital and social media disseminate and create historical narratives, in particular, comparative histories of slavery and people of African descent. Her work has appeared in Slavery & Abolition, The Black Scholar, Meridians: Feminism, Race and Transnationalism, American Quarterly, Social Text, The Journal of African American History, Debates in the Digital Humanities, Forum Journal, Bitch Magazine, Black Perspectives (AAIHS), Somatosphere and Post-Colonial Digital Humanities (DHPoco).