History Colloquium Series

"Black Lives Matter, Brazil and USA: From a Duke Classroom to the World"

Wednesday, 9/9/2020 at 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM via Zoom

Gray Kidd, Courtney Crumpler, and Marcel Ramos will moderate a discussion about the new Black Lives Matter/Vidas Negras Importam Brazil-USA exhibition. We will hear from undergraduate student curators who contributed to the project last semester and this summer.

"'I Burn My Nation': Black Royalists and Monarchical Thought in the Haitian Revolution"

Wednesday, 10/14/2020 at 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM via Zoom

Dr. Jesús Ruiz, ACLS Emerging Voices Fellow for the academic year 2020-2021, will present a paper from his manuscript in progress.

"Societal Participation in Affirmative Action Supreme Court Rulings"

Wednesdsay 11/11/2020 at 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM via Zoom

Silvio Almeida, last year's Mellon Visiting Professor of Latin American Studies, will share his work on affirmative action and Brazil's Supreme Federal Court rulings.