Past Events

October 3, 2019 / Visiting Scholar Talk: Adam Dahl

Dr. Adam Dahl delivered his Visiting Scholar Talk in the Du Bois Center at UMass Amherst. His talk was titled, “Constructing Colonial Peoples: W. E. B. Du Bois’ Democratic Transnationalism.”

November 1, 2019 / Visiting Scholar Talk: Phillip Luke Sinitiere

Dr. Phillip Luke Sinitiere delivered his Visiting Scholar Talk in the Du Bois Center at UMass Amherst. His talk was titled, “Remembering History: Commemorating W. E. B. Du Bois’s Legacy.”

November 13, 2019 / Visiting Scholar Talk: Alexandria Russell

Dr. Alexandria Russell delivered her Visiting Scholar Talk in the Du Bois Center at UMass Amherst. Her talk is titled, “W. E. B. Du Bois & The Phillis Wheatley Brand: Mapping Black Women’s Memorialization in the Early Twentieth Century.”

February 21, 2020 / The 26th Annual W. E. B. Du Bois Lecture

Dr. Saida Grundy of Boston University delivered the 26th Annual Du Bois Lecture at the Old Chapel at UMass Amherst. Her talk was titled, “Gendering Social Justice Capitalism: The Du Boisian question behind the curious case of grooming Black male success.”