Black History Month at Goldsmiths

Events throughout October will examine, celebrate and cast new light on Black history and Black scholarship.

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Black Scholarship as Black Resistance: A Talk with Guilaine Kinouani

The Goldsmiths MA Black British History welcomes Guilaine Kinouani, who will give a talk about her new book, 'Living While Black: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Racial Trauma' (Penguin/Ebury, 2021).

13 October, 6pm, online

Book on Eventbrite

A collage of influential Black women on a yellow and red blackground

Ain’t I a Woman? : The Black Woman in Historical and Contemporary Context

A two day online conference by Goldsmiths Library, spotlighting academic research and publications which enhance our understanding and provide fresh insight into the lives of phenomenal Black Women through the ages.

27 - 28 October, online

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Black and white photocopied images of faces, words and patterns form a collage

Photocopying Yourself into History: An Exhibition of Works by Rita Keegan

An exhibition on CopyArt and Rita Keegan's use of photocopy as a multidimensional medium in the Goldsmiths Library. Part of the Women's Art Library's Women of Colour Index collection. 

Until 5 November, Buchi Emecheta space, Goldsmiths Library Second Floor

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