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Southern History and Civil Rights in the News
3 July 2020
"In this 1995 documentary, director Shari Frilot highlighted the need to bust open static concepts of race, sexuality, and even nation-states." - Roya Rastegar, Colorlines
In 1995, a groundbreaking conference on LGBTQ sexualities in the African diaspora brought together an array of scholars, activists, and cultural workers including Essex Hemphill, Kobena Mercer, Barbara Smith, Urvashi Vaid, and Jacqui Alexander to interrogate the economic, political, and social situations of diasporic lesbians, gay, bisexual, and transgender peoples.
The 2020 Gomory Prize of the Business History Conference was awarded to Heidi Tworek, for her book, News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945 (Harvard University Press) at the Business History Conference annual meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina on March 4, 2020.
Call for Anthology Submissions
“We, The Excluded People: How Racism in America Defers Dreams and Diminishes Hopes – Momentarily”
The Journal of Colorism Studies (JOCS) is holding open submissions for essays to be featured in an upcoming anthology titled “We, the Excluded People: How Racism in America Defers Dreams and Diminishes Hopes – Momentarily” edited by Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth.
We are writing to alert you that A LITANY FOR SURVIVAL: THE LIFE AND WORK OF AUDRE LORDE (P.O.V. series on PBS) is now available for educational streaming on the Alexander Street Press platform.
Hagley Museum and Library and the Business History Conference are pleased to announce the 2020 winner of the Hagley Prize: