[PAST EVENT] Africana Studies Brown Bag: "Nat Turner?s Bones: Reclaiming an American Rebel" by Dr. Kelley Deetz
This event will kick off the start of the Africana Studies Colloquium and Educational Screening of Nate Parker?s The Birth of a Nation. Dr. Kelley Deetz was a material culture adviser on the film, and has partnered with National Geographic to work on projects related to Nat Turner. Her most recent work is highlighted in National Geographic?s documentary film Rise Up: The Legacy of Nat Turner (National Geographic Channel, original air date October 7, 2016) and she is writing the cover story for National Geographic History Magazine titled after her Brown Bag lunch talk. She was also a contributing author to Birth of a Nation: Nat Turner and the Making of a Movement (Simon and Schuster, 2016). Please RSVP to Tiffany Foye at firstname.lastname@example.org by Jan. 30th.