News

New UDARI Legacies site – with student research – now live!

Posted on July 8, 2022 at: 8:10 am

Dear friends and colleagues: 

I am pleased to announce that the new, public-facing website for the UDARI Legacies of Dispossession and Enslavement at UD committee is now live! https://sites.udel.edu/udari-legacies/ 

The site’s current feature is a suite of original blog posts authored by students from HIST 460/660: Race and Inequality in Delaware (Fall 2021). Building on the students’ Scholar in the Library presentation last December, these deeper dives include investigations into:

…and much, much more!

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Opportunities Available forr Undergraduate & Graduate UDARI Summer Scholars

Posted on March 6, 2022 at: 9:42 am

Dear UDARI supporters.

Applications are now open for undergraduate and graduate students for UDARI’s Summer Scholars Program.

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UDaily Article on the Speaks-Warnock Symposium

Posted on March 2, 2022 at: 12:22 pm

UDaily wrote an article about the recent Speaks-Warnock Symposium, entitled “Self-Fashioning and the Black Portrait Tradition,” which featured artist Tokie Rome-Taylor. Read the article here.

Watch a recording of the lecture here.

New UDARI Co-Chair

Posted on January 24, 2022 at: 10:33 am

Dear supporters of the UD Anti-Racism Initiative,

Lynnette Overby and I would like to thank Dr. KC Morrison for his time and leadership and to wish him well in his retirement (which began in January). We are thrilled to introduce Dr. Earl Smith as a new co-chair of UDARI.

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Indigenous Programming Committee Visits With Historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Posted on November 16, 2021 at: 12:34 pm

The UD Anti-Racism Initiative’s Indigenous Programming committee organized a visit with the historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. As a chronicler of white supremacy and Native American history, Roxanne spent much of the day with our students and colleagues. She was a guest speaker in Dr. McKay Jenkins’s Environmental Humanities class; then at an informal “coffee hour” with faculty and members of the Lenape and Nanticoke tribes; and lastly in a major lecture that was attended by some 270 people from UD and the surrounding community.

Lecture Recording

Passcode: UMSREC04!

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