427 N Shaw Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824
Michigan State University’s College of Arts & Letters will host Jessica Marie Johnson, assistant professor of history at Johns Hopkins University, for a talk “Dark Codex: History, Blackness and the Digital.”
Johnson is a historian of Atlantic slavery and the Atlantic African diaspora, where she has a special interest in research focusing on black diasporic freedom struggles from slavery to emancipation.
As a digital humanist, Johnson explores ways in which digital and social media disseminate and create historical narratives, particularly comparative histories of slavery and people of African descent.
Other sponsors include Womxn of Color Initiatives, the Department of English and the English Feminisms, Gender and Sexualities Workshop.
Lunch will be provided.