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Global History of Black Girlhood Conference

March 17-18, 2017, University of Virginia

 

The Global History of Black Girlhood Conference will gather an interdisciplinary network of scholars to frame the emerging field of black girl history.  The project grows out of the History of Black Girlhood Network, an informal collaboration among scholars researching the experiences of black girls from the sixteenth century to present in Africa, the Americas, and Europe.

For more information on the conference please contact globalblackgirlhood@gmail.com

For more on the History of Black Girlhood Network, please visit https://historyofblackgirlhood.org

Conference funding generously provided by the following programs and departments at the University of Virginia: the Page Barbour Fund, the Center for Global Inquiry & Innovation, the Clay Endowment for the Humanities, the Office of African-American Affairs, the President’s Commission on Slavery and the University, the Office of Diversity and Equity, Youth-Nex, the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center, the Corcoran Department of History, the Programs in Women, Gender & Sexuality, American Studies, and Latin American Studies.