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Conversation with Amira Rose Davis

October 7, 2021 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Public Humanities Hub Okanagan is pleased to host a virtual speaker series, Anti-Racist Thought and Activism in History, with Amira Rose Davis.

Amira Rose Davis is an Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies at Penn State University, where she specializes in 20th Century American History with an emphasis on race, gender, sports and politics. She is the author of the forthcoming book, “Can’t Eat a Medal”: The Lives and Labors of Black Women Athletes in the Age of Jim Crow. Her work has appeared in scholarly journals, such as Radical History Review and Journal of African American History, as well as popular outlets such as the New Republic and ZORA.

Additionally, Davis provides sports commentary for public venues such as NPR, ESPN, and BBC. She is also the co-host of the Feminist Sports Podcast, Burn it All Down. You can view Davis’ publications here.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This speaker series is supported by the UBC Anti-Racism Initiatives Fund, Office of the Provost; CUNY Grad Center; Kingsborough Community College; King’s College London; Princeton University Advanced Studies Institute; Public Humanities Hub, UBC Okanagan; Historicities Cluster, UBC; UBC Graduate program in Power, Conflict and Ideas; International Solidarity Action and Research Network (www.isarn.org)


October 7, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Arts and Humanities, Culture and Diversity
Alumni, Community, Faculty, Students