"Wayward Archives and Decolonial Interventions: Examining Intimate Histories with the Virgin Islands Studies Collective."
An anthropologist, an artist, a writer, and a philosopher collaboratively engaged the prison records of four Afro Caribbean women who led a 19th century labor riot in St. Croix, Danish West Indies (now U.S. Virgin Islands). Join the VI Studies Collective for a panel about intimate histories, collaborative research, and Black feminist decolonial archival interventions.
The VI Studies Collective consists of:
Tami Navarro, Associate Director, Barnard Center for Research on Women; Small Axe editorial committee member
La Vaughn Belle, Artist in Residence, University of the Virgin Islands
Hadiya Sewer, Research Fellow, African and African American Studies Program, Stanford University
Tiphanie Yanique, Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing, Emory University