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Translating Blackness

Thursday, April 28, 2022
5:00 pm
Shriver Center, Heritage Room

Lorgia García Peña is Mellon Professor of Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora at Tufts University. Her research focuses on Blackness, colonialism, and migration with a special focus on Dominican diaspora. Her book The Borders of Dominicanidad: Race, Nation, and Archives of Contradictions explores the effect of stories on national and racial identity. She is a co-founder of Atlanta’s Freedom University and co-director of a digital archival project entitled “Mind the Gap: Migration, Citizenship, and Archives of Justice.”

This keynote lecture offered as part of the Altman Symposium. This event is virtual via Zoom.

Lorgia García Peña
Lorgia García Peña
Mellon Professor of Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora, Tufts University