Drawing from their research areas, our panelists will discuss women’s struggles and achievements past and present, women’s issues and achievements that have often been overlooked in formal records or mainstream history that have made an impact on women’s rights and liberation, significant women they have encountered in research, narratives of repair for transgeneration trauma, and how we can empower women within the university and without.
KELLIE CARTER JACKSON is the Knafel Assistant Professor of the Humanities in the Department of Africana Studies at Wellesley College. She is author of the award-winning Force & Freedom: Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence. Her book was listed among 13 books to read on African American History by the Washington Post. Carter Jackson is also co-editor of Reconsidering Roots: Race, Politics, & Memory. She is the co-host of the podcast “This Day in Esoteric Political History.” She earned her B.A at her beloved Howard University and her Ph.D from Columbia University working with the esteemed historian Eric Foner. You can follow her on Twitter @kcarterjackson
(Wednesday) 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm