Film Festival: Geographies of Kinship

ASALH TV

Geographies of Kinship is a powerful tale about the rise of Korea’s global adoption program. four adult adoptees return to their country of birth and recover the personal histories that were lost when they were adopted. Raised in foreign families, each sets out on a journey to reconnect with their roots, mapping the geographies of kinship that bind them to a homeland they never knew.

ASALH James Weldon Johnson Branch Presents Painting to “Grandmother of Juneteenth,” Opal Lee

Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church 2036 Silver Street, Jacksonville, FL

The James Weldon Johnson Branch of ASALH will present a painting by artist Laurence Walden to Mrs. Opal Lee on Sunday, September 26, 2021 at Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church in Jacksonville, FL during the 10:30 a.m. worship service. This event is open to the public and will also be on facebook live. Opal Lee, […]

Film Festival: Dreams of Emmett Till

ASALH TV

In Dreams of Emmett Till, a now elderly Carolyn Bryant must face the accusation that led to the brutal killing of 14-year old Emmett Till, back in segregated Mississippi, in 1955.

Hine-Horne Book Roundtable: V. P. Franklin’s “Young Crusaders”

All Academic Conference Platform

This book roundtable panel will discuss V. P. Franklin's 2021 book, "The Young Crusaders: The Untold Story of the Children and Teenagers who Galvanized the Civil Rights Movement." This special book panel will include presenters V. P. Franklin of University of California, Riverside, Genna Rae McNeil, Derrick P. Alridge of University of Virginia, Linda Perkins of Claremont Graduate University, and chaired by Jarvis R. Givens of Harvard University.

National Virtual Awards Program

ASALH TV

ASALH will present the 2021 awards recipients on Tuesday, September 28 from 7-8:30 pm EST. Save this date to celebrate individuals who promote the legacy of Dr. Woodson through scholarship and service. Check here for information on ASALH awards. 

Film Festival: Invisible History: Middle Florida’s Hidden Roots

ASALH TV

Invisible History sheds light on the little-known history of plantations and the enslaved in Florida through a visually compelling story that explores the history of a people who contributed so much to what Leon county is today.

ASALH Athens Branch Event: Screening and Discussion of Ken Burns’ Documentary, MUHAMMAD ALI

Online

ASALH Athens joins ASALH Atlanta, the historic Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, and Georgia Public Broadcasting to sponsor a free virtual screening of Ken Burns’s new documentary Muhammad Ali and panel discussion. ASALH Athens member Dr. Valerie Babb, Andrew Mellon Professor of Humanities at Emory University, is one of the […]

International Underground Railroad Month Closing Ceremony

Virtual

Network to Freedom Event to Announce Award Recipients and Highlight New Listings Date: September 20, 2021 Contact: Amanda Pollock Church Creek, MD – On September 29, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, the National Park Service’s National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom program will host a virtual “Closing Ceremony for International Underground Railroad Month.” […]

ASALH Exhibitor Session: Georgetown University Press

All Academic Conference Platform

The virtual exhibit booth is a self-selected, 2 hour virtual presentation during the 106th Annual Meeting and Virtual Conference. Presented alongside ASALH academic sessions, exhibitors can promote products, services, and programs to the attention of the ASALH attendees. A replay of the 2 hour virtual exhibit booth will be available on-demand on ASALH TV, the Association's premier YouTube channel.

ASALH Exhibitor Session: University of Virginia Press

All Academic Conference Platform

The virtual exhibit booth is a self-selected, 2 hour virtual presentation during the 106th Annual Meeting and Virtual Conference. Presented alongside ASALH academic sessions, exhibitors can promote products, services, and programs to the attention of the ASALH attendees. A replay of the 2 hour virtual exhibit booth will be available on-demand on ASALH TV, the Association's premier YouTube channel.

Ida B. Wells Alpha Suffrage Club Marker Unveiling and Reception

The McCormick Tribune Campus Center at Illinois 3201 S State St, Chicago, IL

On January 30, 1913, Ida B. Wells founded the Alpha Suffrage Club, which was located at 3005 South State Street. The goal was to make African-American women feel more comfortable in the realm of politics and then to “use the vote for the advantage of ourselves and our race,” as Wells said. The former site of […]

Charleston Area Branch of ASALH Founders Day Celebration

Online

  The Branch will celebrate ASALH's Founders Day with Dr. Tonya Matthews and scholars of the College of Charleston’s 1967 Legacy Program About this event The Charleston Area Branch of ASALH will celebrate Founders Day by welcoming Dr. Tonya Matthews, who is the new Chief Executive Officer of the International African American Museum (IAAM). The […]

Encore Presentation Master Class with Tanya McKinnon

Online via Zoom

Join us for an encore rebroadcast of the Master Class featuring Tanya McKinnon. Sunday, October 10 2pm PST/5pm EST If you registered for the original event on May 27, 2021, you will receive a Zoom link on Saturday to view the rebroadcast. Please check the email that you used for your original Eventbrite registration. Questions? […]

The Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project (MPCPMP) Presents: A Webinar/Panel Discussion: The Role of Historic Boston’s Churches Regarding Slavery, Truth-telling, and Healing

Online via Zoom

Panelists: L’Merchie Frazier, artist, poet, Director of Education for the Museum of African American History, Boston and Nantucket, and member of the Boston Middle Passage Committee; Byron Rushing, a long-time civil rights activist, member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1983 to 2018, former President of the Museum of African American History, Co-Chair of the Boston Middle Passage Committee, […]

Queens College Africana Studies to Host its Second Publish & Flourish Professional Development Workshop

Online via Zoom

Queens College Africana Studies will host its second Publish & Floruish Professional Development Workshop with Prof. Nadine Naber. October 15, 2021 10am EST In support of tailoring the workshop for our audience, Dr. Naber requests that those interested register by October 10. For the sake of ease, here is the registration link. Topic: LIBERATE YOUR SCHOLARSHIP: […]

ASALH St. Petersburg Branch Documentary Film Viewing: “Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power”

St. Petersburg Monthly Meeting of Friends (Quakers) Meeting House 130 19th Avenue SE, St. Petersburg, FL

Showing of  Documentary Film: "Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power" (1hr 22min) When:  Saturday October 23, 2021 Time:   7 or 7:30 PM (depending on darkness).  Try to arrive on time. Where:  OUTDOORS: On Back Patio of the St. Petersburg Monthly Meeting of Friends (Quakers) Meeting House Address: 130 19th Avenue SE (Old Southeast) St. Petersburg […]

ASALH Dr. Carter G. Woodson Greater Trenton Branch African Ancestry Information Session

1719 William Trent House Museum 15 Market Street, Trenton, NJ

This event is being hosted by the Trent House Association and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Greater Trenton. Early registrants are welcome to attend in person. Seating is limited, but others are welcome to join us on Zoom. Join link will be sent via email. Sunday, October 24, […]

ASALH Philadelphia Heritage Branch Membership and Recruiting

Virtual

Discussing recruitment opportunities. Introducing new members (10) Discussing Program Committee Encouraging each other as we reminded one another why we joined ASALH Fundraising idea proposal: Give It Up Challenge/instead of buying your fun treat (Star Bucks, Smoothies, or soda once a month put that money aside and in December donate your savings. This event will […]

ASALH Carter G. Woodson Washington, DC Branch 5th Sunday African American Cultural Awareness Program – Black Baptist History and the HBCU Connection

Virtual

This presentation was given by Rev. Dr. Joseph Evans, Dean of the Morehouse School of Religion. He enlightened us on the history between Black Baptist congregations and organizations and their connection with the beginning of several Historically Black Colleges/Universities. This event will be held and recorded online.

University of Pittsburgh Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Founding of the Department of Africana Studies Virtual Events

Virtual

University of Pittsburgh celebrates the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Department of Africana Studies with a 2-day virtual event. Each event will feature a panel from Pitt Africana Studies community members and celebrate the department's 50th anniversary. November 12, 2021 1pm-2.30pm EST Webinar Panel: "Celebrating 50 Years of Cultivating Excellence: Alumni of Africana […]