Anti-Racist Thought and Activism in History

Anti-Racist Thought and Activism in History 2021-2022 Speaker SeriesThe Public Humanities Hub Okanagan (PHH-O) is pleased to host a virtual speaker series, Anti-Racist Thought and Activism in History.

What: Anti-Racist Thought and Activism in History 2021-2022 Speaker Series
When: Thursdays, 10-11am PST
Where: Live via Zoom

These speakers will address how past experiences and historical models of anti-racist activism can continue to give guidance to ongoing thought and anti-racist work. All events are free and open to the public, registration is required.

All speaking events will be held via Zoom on Thursdays from 10-11am PST (12pm New York, 6pm London). See below for the list of speakers:

  • Oct. 7 Amira Rose Davis (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Nov. 18 Rinaldo Walcott (University of Toronto)
  • Dec. 2 Devyn Spence Benson (University of Kentucky) – View the talk
  • Dec 9 Sita Balani and Gargi Bhattacharyya (King’s College London/University of East London) – View the talk
  • Feb. 3 Priya Gopal (Cambridge University) – Register Now
  • Feb 10 Erika Lee (University of Minnesota) – Register Now
  • Feb. 17 Adom Getachew (University of Chicago) – Register Now
  • Mar. 10 Najat el Hachmi (author) – Register Now

Co-moderators for the series are UBCO professors Jessica Stites Mor (History), Francisco Peña (World literatures), Tony Alessandrini from Princeton/CUNY and Anna Bernard from King’s College London.

This speaker series is supported by the UBC Anti-Racism Initiatives Fund, Office of the Provost; CUNY Grad Center; Kingsborough Community College; King’s College London; Princeton University Advanced Studies Institute; Public Humanities Hub, UBC Okanagan; Historicities Cluster, UBC; UBC Graduate program in Power, Conflict and Ideas; International Solidarity Action and Research Network (