New Directions: Black Print Culture and Archives


Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 5:00pm to 6:30pm


Zoom (registration required)

"New Directions: Black Print Culture and Archives,” the  first of two linked roundtables, featuring:

Nicole Aljoe (Northeastern University), "Voices from Below: Re-Considering the Narrative Authority of ‘Footnotes’ in Colonial Archives.”

Laura Helton (University of Delaware), "Metadata for the Lost & Found"

Steven Booth (Johnson Publishing Company Archive, Blackivists) and Raquel Flores-Clemons (Chicago State, Blackivists), "Diamond in the Back: Excavating Chicago’s Black Cultural and Material Heritage" 

Sponsored by the Mahindra Humanities Center Seminar in Book History at Harvard.

The second roundtable featuring Tara Bynum, Jean-Christophe Cloutier, Jarvis Givens, and Elizabeth McHenry will take place on February 8, 2022, 5:00-6:30 EST

Register in advance on zoom for November 9 here: 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.