African Diaspora Networks: Reflections for Racial Justice

Please join us for a small-group conversation to reflect on Imagined Identities, Boundaries and Relations Among People of African Descent, which was hosted by Michigan State University’s African Studies Center and the African Centre for the Study of the United States at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa on July 9th, 2020. Please click here to register and then watch the video from this event before participating in ASP’s reflection event. (To access the video, you’ll need to first follow the above registration link, and then you will be able to access the video).

UW-Madison’s African Studies Program will host a follow-up community meeting to continue the conversation and deepen our own reflections on African Diaspora communities and how to support racial justice in ASP, Madison, and around the world. Multiple panel members and organizers will be present for our discussion. This virtual event will take place on Monday, July 13th, 2020 at 10:00-11:30AM CST. This event assumes that you attended or watched the July 9th panel.You can register for the event here. You will receive a link to the virtual event after you register.

There will be a follow-up Q&A about African Studies Program’s racial justice initiatives with Faculty Director, Professor Nancy Kendall on Tuesday, July 14th. To learn more, visit the page for this event.