5:45 pm: meet & greet, food & drinks; 6:15 pm: program begins
Join us to learn about work that is diversifying histories of Black cultures and communities—both within formal archival institutions and outside the box (think digital, social media) and in forums that can be more focused (think black-trans, cross-racial). Our guests:
- Patrice Peck is a writer and cultural reporter specializing in diversity, intersectional representation and #blackgirlandfemmemagic in Hollywood and pop culture. Peck will speak and moderate.
- Erin Jenoa Gilbert is a curator of Modern and Contemporary art, specializing in African and African American Art and currently curator of African-American manuscripts at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art. She previously held positions at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Studio Museum of Harlem.
- Rosalie Uyola, Ph.D., is a digital humanities scholar currently on faculty at HCHS in the Dept. of Social Studies. She serves as President of the NY Metro American Studies Association.
- Joyce LeeAnn Joseph is a certified archivist, an interdisciplinary artist and the founder of Archival Alchemy®, a small business that provides traditional archival services while specializing in creatively activating and enriching archives. In collaboration with Brooklyn Collection, MoCADA and Weeksville Heritage Center, one of her current projects is Research Refracted: Artists & Archives Workshop Series, which examines the archive through the lens of the African diasporan artist community in Brooklyn, New York.
This event is organized by MOSAIC (the K-12 parent diversity committee) with PAAC and AACS. MOSAIC is supported by both the HCES and HCHS PTAs.