Currents of Change: Past, Present, and Public (UCI History Graduate Student Association Conference)

 History     Apr 8 2021 - Apr 9 2021 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Zoom (Link to Register in Body)

"Currents of Change: Past, Present, and Public"
April 8-9, 2021

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Click here for the conference program and to visit the HGSA Website.

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 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).