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BMRC Community Symposium

Mar. 13, 2024
11:30am - 2:00pm CDT

Regenstein Library, University of Chicago, JRL 122

Free and open to the public

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"Resurrecting the Black Body: Race and the Digital Afterlife”

Dr. Tonia Sutherland, Associate Professor of Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles

With member presentations:

"A Movie Camera in Bronzeville: The "Newsreel-ettes" of the Ramon Williams Collection"

Saroop Singh, Assistant Director, South Side Home Movie Project

“The Chicago Covenants Project: Identifying Mechanisms of Racist Exclusion”

Maura Fennelly, Chicago Research Director for the Chicago Covenants Project, PhD Candidate, Northwestern University

“Rebuilding a Black Information Mecca: Preserving Black heritage through the restoration of the Johnson Publishing Company Library"

Heather Hummons, MS, MLIS, Special Collection Librarian, Rebuild Foundation at the Stony Island Arts Bank and Karl Bullock, MS, PhD Student, Northwestern University, BMRC / BMGA Fellow, 2023-2024