Hosted by the Virginia Tech Rhetoric Club
Panel: "Change is Gonna’ Come: Black LGBTQ Influences in Fashion" @ Smithsonian "Fashion, Culture, Futures" Symposium
“Fashion, Culture, Futures: African American Ingenuity, Activism, and Storytelling” is a two-part symposium co-organized by the National Museum of African American History and Culture and Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. (Image: A silk and lace shawl that belonged to Harriet Tubman that was given to her as a gift from Queen Victoria. In the collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington D.C. Gift of Charles L. Blockson.)
Panel: Researching and Teaching about Race in Rhetoric, Writing, and Communication @ Indiana University-Bloomington (Panel)
"The FIDM Museum is thrilled to welcome Patrick Kelly scholar Dr. Eric Darnell Pritchard to our Instagram Live Collection Conversations series. Dr. Pritchard will discuss their upcoming biography of the designer, and share insights on the Kelly objects in the FIDM Museum Collection." Starts at 11am PST on Instagram. Join the conversation at @fidmmuseum.
Panel Moderator: "COLLECTIVE MEMORY: STORYTELLING AND COLLABORATION IN THE WRITING OF HISTORY" @ Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
"What role does memory play in recording and reflecting upon history? How can recording practices illuminate shifts around our expectation of truth, help to dismantle accepted and exclusionary histories, and serve as public advocacy? Join Cooper Hewitt as we explore these questions in light of the exhibition Willi Smith: Street Couture, for which recollection and storytelling were integral to the shaping of the exhibition."
A panel with Tanisha C. Ford (U of Delaware) and Rikki Byrd (Northwestern U), moderated by Rhea Combs (Smithsonian/National Museum of African American History and Culture). Event part of the "Fashion, Anxiety, and Society" Series in conjunction with the BGC Gallery's exhibition French Fashion, Women, and the First World War.
Guest Lecture in “Theory, Genre, and Memory/Memoir in "Black" Diaspora Literature and Art” Graduate Seminar of Dr. Meta DuEwa Jones, Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
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