Read & Discuss: The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies

Thursday, November 12 at 4:30-6:00PM on Zoom

Join University of Pittsburgh professor Alaina E. Roberts in a discussion about the first chapter of Dr. Tiffany Lethabo King’s book, The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies, focusing on its theme of the intersections of settler colonialism, anti-Blackness, activism, and culture. 

Alaina E. Roberts is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research focuses on the intersection of African American and Native American history from the nineteenth century to the modern day with particular attention to identity, settler colonialism, and anti-Blackness. 

This is part of a series titled "Global Indigeneities: Parallels and Intersections in the Global Fight for Reparations and Treaty Rights." 

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Images from left to right: Logo From World Uchinanchu Day; Comanche Family, early 1900s from Indivisible, African Native American Lives in the Americas; Christopher Columbus statue in Boston's North End, June 2015, from