Intergenerational Loyalties and the Genealogies of Black Feminist Thought

AHA Session 241
Sunday, January 6, 2019: 9:00 AM-10:30 AM
Continental A (Hilton Chicago, Lobby Level)
Mia Bay, University of Pennsylvania
Brittney Cooper, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Natanya Duncan, Lehigh University
Corinne Field, University of Virginia
Aisha K. Finch, University of California, Los Angeles
W. Chris Johnson, University of Toronto
Jennifer Dominique Jones, University of Michigan

Session Abstract

This roundtable focuses on key moments when black feminists defined intellectual work in terms of honoring their elders, as well as times when generational rebellion came to the fore. Tracing the circulation of ideas throughout the Atlantic world, participants will consider how these loyalties and disloyalties shaped black feminist thought.
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