October 28, 2022 (Friday) 10:00 – 11:00 am ** VIRTUAL SESSION ON ZOOM**
Diversity and Exclusion: Sri Lanka’s Troubled Cinema Inheritance (1900-1968)

VILASNEE TAMPOE-HAUTIN, Université de la Réunion
Comment: Meheli Sen (Cinema Studies, Rutgers–New Brunswick)

*This is a joint Rutgers–Camden/ Université de la Réunion seminar. In this special session, Professor Tampoe-Hautin will give a 30-minute talk on her research followed by a comment and Q&A. There will not be a pre-circulated paper for this event.

November 18, 2022 (Friday) 4:00 – 6:00 pm
“They Have Had Several Dates Since the Dance”: Sex, Dating, and the Black Family
MIYA CAREY, Binghamton University
Comment: Susan Miller (Childhood Studies, Rutgers–Camden)

December 2, 2022 (Friday) 4:00 – 6:00 pm
The Invention of the Kamikaze: Wartime Resistance to ‘Certain Death’ Tactics in the Japanese Military
NICK KAPUR, Rutgers University–Camden
Comment: Sheldon Garon (Princeton University)

March 3, 2023 (Friday) 4:00 – 6:00 pm
May Day: Poverty and Rent Distraint in Early Republic New York
KRISTIN O’BRASSILL-KULFAN, Rutgers University-New Brunswick  
Comment: Andrew Shankman (Rutgers-Camden)   

March 24, 2023 (Friday) 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Missionaries and West African Colonization
BEN WRIGHT, University of Texas-Dallas  
Comment: Lori Daggar (Ursinus College)

April 14, 2023 (Friday) 4:00 – 6:00 pm
The Socialist Lives of Angela Davis: An Afro-Pessimist Reading of Blackness in the Post-War Soviet Union
KIMBERLY ST. JULIAN-VARNON, PhD candidate, University of Pennsylvania
Comment: Maxim Matusevich (Seton Hall University)