Beyond “Black is the Journey"


"Unarchiving Blackness" Mellon Sawyer Seminar keynote lecture featuring Dr. Maboula Soumahoro


A specialist in the field of Africana Studies, Dr. Soumahoro has conducted research and taught in several universities and prisons in the United States and France. She is the author of Le Triangle et l’Hexagone, réflexions sur une identité noire (La Découverte, 2021), translated into English by Dr. Kaiama L. Glover as Black Is the Journey, Africana the Name (Polity, 2021). This book received the FetKann! Maryse Condé literary prize in 2020. 


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In-person location: INTS 1113 

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This event is funded by the Andrew Mellon Foundation and sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society.


Sponsored by UCR Center for Ideas & Society, Black Studies, History, Ethnic Studies, Romance Languages


The "Unarchiving Blackness" project is supported by a Sawyer Seminar grant from the Mellon Foundation."

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