Saturday Symposium series continues Oct. 17, focused on anti-Black bias
University of Delaware community is invited to join the College of Arts
and Sciences from 2-3:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17, for the second in its
2020-21 Saturday Symposium series focused on historical and contemporary
perspectives on racism.
The series, which is free and open to the public, will continue with a
discussion of historical perspectives on anti-Black racism. A session
in the spring will focus on anti-Latinx racism. The program will provide
ample opportunity for questions and answers with the panel after the
The Oct. 17 panelists and their departments and topics are:
- Emerald Christopher-Byrd, Women and Gender Studies, “Jane Crow and
Misogynoir: When Racism meets Sexism in the Lives of Black Women”
- Kathryn Benjamin Golden, Africana Studies, "Emancipatory Legacies of Marronage in an Anti-Black World"
- Alison Parker, History, “Black Women and Gendered Violence at the Turn of the 20th Century.”
The discussion will be moderated by Monet Lewis-Timmons, a doctoral student in English.
For more information about the speakers’ topics and to register for the Zoom event, please visit: http://www.udel.edu/007791