Season 4 of d’Archive kicks off with selections all semester from the Black Experience in the Art Collection, an archived series of lectures from a course taught under the same name from 1970-1994 at the University of Connecticut. This course was prompted by the Center for Black Studies in the late 1960s which encouraged other credit bearing departments to offer more curriculum featuring black artists and scholarship. This March 14, 1972 lecture was the first of thirteen separate visits to the class between 1971-1988 by author Louise Meriwether on the black writer from slavery to black nationalism.

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Louise Meriwether – March 14, 1972

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Graham Stinnett

Graham is an Archivist overseeing the Human Rights and Alternative Press Collections at the UConn Library, Archives & Special Collections. His work focuses on the archivist as activist and expanding access to archives for a diverse audience. His personal interests deal with settler colonialism in antebellum Kansas Territory and Civil War memory.

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