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The Colored Conventions Project, Digital Humanities, and Black Interventions in the Past and Present

When: Monday, May 2, 2022
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Central

Where: McCormick Foundation Center, Theater Auditorium, 1870 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Kayla Atkins   (847) 467-7263

Group: Office of the Provost

Co-Sponsor: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
African American Studies Department

Category: Academic


Professor P. Gabrielle Foreman, Penn State University, will be in conversation with Professor Danielle Bainbridge, Northwestern, about the pathbreaking and internationally renowned Colored Conventions Project (CCP). Known for its interventions in digital humanities and in community and pipeline building, CCP is dedicated to bringing seven decades-long of early nineteenth-century Black organizing to multiple audiences through on-line exhibits, digital records, and teaching guides.

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