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“Papers Worthy of Patronage”: Black Feminist Research Methods and the Digital Humanities

Dr. Kristin Moriah Assistant Professor

Queen’s University; Center for Black Digital Research Satellite Partner, Just Transformations Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow

Thursday, Dec. 1 • 6-7:30pm

Delaware History Museum
504 N. Market Street
Wilmington, Delaware 19801

Mary Ann Shadd Cary was a trailblazing Black feminist, activist, journalist, and educator whose achievements can be traced from Delaware, Washington, D.C., and across Canada. Dr. Moriah will discuss her work on the first-ever edited collection on pioneering thinker Mary Ann Shadd Cary that centers innovative scholarly work from a broad range of interdisciplinary perspectives. As we approach the 200th anniversary of Mary Ann Shadd Cary’s birth in 2023, this collection will shine a new light on the importance of Shadd Cary’s work and the creative and scholarly work she has inspired.

Dr. Kristin Moriah

Plus: A sneak peak overview of the classroom-friendly exhibit “Becoming Mary Ann Shadd Cary: A Life in the Pursuit of Justice” by Kelli Barnes, University of Delaware PhD candidate and Dr. Arline Wilson, University of Delaware Special Collections Librarian and Digital Humanities and Africana Scholar.

Kelli Barnes
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Dr. Arline Wilson


The Colored Conventions Project at the Center for Black Digital Research, Mitchell Center for African American Heritage, Delaware Historical Society, Delaware Humanities, and University of Delaware.