This virtual event explores the neglected meanings of Black life and culture in Germany and throughout Europe, featuring Black German studies pioneer Tiffany N. Florvil, associate professor of 20th-century European Women’s and Gender History at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Florvil will discuss her most recent book, Mobilizing Black Germany: Afro-German Women and the Making of a Transnational Movement (2020, University of Illinois Press). It offers the first full-length study of the history of the Black German movement of the 1980s to the 2000s. Please register to attend.
Hosted by the Africana Studies program in partnership with the Black German Heritage and Research Association (BGHRA).