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Past Events

  • Indigenous Knowledge Systems

    In April 2016, LaDonna Brave Bull Allard established the first resistance camp to the Dakota Access Pipeline on her family’s land along the Cannonball River at Standing Rock. The movement known as #NoDAPL became a symbol of indigenous resilience and unity worldwide. Evening talk by Allard, with opening remarks by Curtis Zunigha, Director of Cultural Resources, Delaware Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma, and Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Lenape Center.

  • Penn and Slavery

    Symposium co-hosted by the Penn & Slavery Project and the Program on Race, Science & Society (housed in the Center for Africana Studies) with support from the Office of the Provost, the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, the University of Pennsylvania Libraries, the Penn Medicine Office of Inclusion and Diversity, and the McNeil Center for Early American Studies. Held on the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to British North America, this symposium affirms Penn’s commitment to critically investigating and engaging with the history of slavery.