The Black Studies Research Roundtable - Feb 26, Mar 26, April

Jacob Dorman Discussion

The Black Studies Research Roundtable


Jacob S. Dorman @JakeDPhD & Tyler D. Parry @ProfTDParry Co-Directors


A forum for sharing work by Black Studies scholars and students in Nevada and beyond, and a network for mentoring, support, and socializing with meetings via webinar, usually at 4 pm on the fourth Friday of each month, recorded for later viewing on demand.


3:45 social - 4:00 talk - 4:35 response - 4:40 q&a - 5:00 q&a & social

Register for meeting links and info on complimentary books and mentoring:


February 26, 2021

Albert Rudolph Lee, DM, UNR

Vocal Selections

Javon Johnson, PhD, UNLV

Ain’t Never Not Been Black, Button Poetry Press, 2020.

Pardis Dabashi, PhD, UNR Respondent

All Discussion of presentations and of the BSRR.


March 26, 2021

Tyler D. Parry, PhD, UNLV

Jumping The Broom: The Surprising Multicultural Origins of a

Black Wedding Ritual, University of North Carolina Press 2020.

Greta de Jong, PhD, UNR Respondent


April 23, 2021

A.B. Wilkinson, PhD, UNLV

Blurring the Lines of Race and Freedom: Mulattoes and Mixed-Bloods

in English Colonial America, University of North Carolina Press, 2020.

Cameron B. Strang, PhD, UNR Respondent.    


May 14, 2021

Justin Gifford, PhD, UNR

Revolution or Death: The Life of Eldridge Cleaver. Lawrence Hill Books, 2020.

Joseph (Jody) Edward Lykes IV, PhD, UNR Respondent


The BSRR is generously supported this semester by donations from Button Poetry Press and Lawrence Hill Books.


UNC Press is offering exam copies of the Parry book for $6 and the Wilkinson book for $17.50. Order now and get yours before the talks!