ABB Event | Art in the Wake: Reckoning and Re-membering 5/19-20

Register now for Art in the Wake: Reckoning and Re-membering, a two-day symposium hosted by Indigo Arts Alliance in partnership with the Center for the Study of Global Slavery at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture and Atlantic Black Box. May 19 & 20, 2023Indigo Arts Alliance Studio 60 Cove St. … Continue reading ABB Event | Art in the Wake: Reckoning and Re-membering 5/19-20

First Parish Portland Event | Bounty – A Film Screening and Conversation with Penobscot Ambassador Maulian Dana on 5/6

Sat, May 6, 2023 at 3:00 PM Parish Hall at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Meeting House425 Congress Street, Portland, Maine REGISTER HERE This event is part of First Parish’s ongoing truth telling and reconciliation process of telling the dark story of a bounty posse against the Penobscot in 1757 that members of our early … Continue reading First Parish Portland Event | Bounty – A Film Screening and Conversation with Penobscot Ambassador Maulian Dana on 5/6

ABB event tonight at 5 | Interpreting the Words of Gloucester’s Enslaved

Gloucester’s Gloster, Fortune & Kate: Interpreting Their Words and Surfacing Evidence of their Lives, with Lise Breen Thursday, April 27 at 5:00 pm Register here In this talk, Lise Breen raises questions about the nature of enslavement in New England and its interpretation. Presenting sketches of four enslaved people with ties to Gloucester, Massachusetts, she … Continue reading ABB event tonight at 5 | Interpreting the Words of Gloucester’s Enslaved

ABB Event Thursday | Interpreting the Words of Gloucester’s Enslaved on 4/27

Gloucester’s Gloster, Fortune & Kate: Interpreting Their Words and Surfacing Evidence of their Lives, with Lise Breen Thursday, April 27 at 5:00 pm Register here In this talk, Lise Breen raises questions about the nature of enslavement in New England and its interpretation. Presenting sketches of four enslaved people with ties to Gloucester, Massachusetts, she … Continue reading ABB Event Thursday | Interpreting the Words of Gloucester’s Enslaved on 4/27

Castine Historical Society event tonight | Maine’s Black History with Bob Greene

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2023 Time: 7:00 pm Register here A talk via Zoom on three centuries of Maine’s Black history by historian and journalist Bob Greene.   Funded by the Maine Humanities Council. Did you know that Maine’s Black history goes back to at least 12 years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock? The … Continue reading Castine Historical Society event tonight | Maine’s Black History with Bob Greene

Place Justice Event | Bounty: A film screening and conversation on 4/18/23

Hosted by the Place Justice Project of the Permanent Commission on the Status of Racial, Indigenous, and Tribal Populations Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 5:00 pm Register here Join us for a virtual screening of "Bounty" followed by a conversation with filmmakers and educators “We are citizens of the Penobscot Nation. Together we bring our … Continue reading Place Justice Event | Bounty: A film screening and conversation on 4/18/23

Save the date: The State of Black Maine on Juneteenth

Hosted by Maine Black Community Development The State of Black Maine Symposium is a daylong event that will be held annually on Juneteenth—now a paid state holiday in Maine—with the aim of creating and sustaining a public platform that amplifies Black Maine voices, unifies across difference, builds solidarity, fosters collaboration, holds space for creative expression, … Continue reading Save the date: The State of Black Maine on Juneteenth

Conversations on the Commons Event: Researching Enslavement in Massachusetts on 3/24/23

Hosted by the Mass History Alliance March 24, 2023, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Register here A conversation with Jane Sciacca of the Wayland Historical Society and Emma Winter Zeig of Historic Northampton, moderated by Gloria Greis, Executive Director of the Needham History Center & Museum Researching the history of enslavement is rewarding and necessary work – … Continue reading Conversations on the Commons Event: Researching Enslavement in Massachusetts on 3/24/23

Event of Old North Illuminated | Remembering Black and Indigenous Peoples in New England’s Religious History on 3/23/23

Hosted by Old North Illuminated Thursday, March 23, 2023 7:00 – 8:30pmLive on Zoom Register here Much ink has been spilled writing about Southern New England’s cultures, religions, and history. However, those writings have largely excluded Black and Indigenous New Englanders. Historians and literary theorists who study Black and Indigenous New Englanders have argued that … Continue reading Event of Old North Illuminated | Remembering Black and Indigenous Peoples in New England’s Religious History on 3/23/23

Boston University Symposium | Archives and Knowledge Keepers: Native American and Indigenous Studies and the Art of History

This Emerging Scholars Program is organized by the American & New England Studies Program and is sponsored by Boston University Diversity & Inclusion and the College of Arts & Sciences A One-Day Symposium at Boston UniversityMay 4, 2023 / 10am-5pmMetcalf Trustee Center Ballroom | One Silber Way, Rm 922 or Live Stream via Zoom Register … Continue reading Boston University Symposium | Archives and Knowledge Keepers: Native American and Indigenous Studies and the Art of History

Spirits Alive Event Today | “And the Sea Shall Take Them All—The Wreck of the SS Portland” with Herb Adams at 1:30 pm today

Sponsored by Spirits Alive at Eastern Cemetery Saturday, February 25 from 1:30pm to 2:30pmIn person at the University of Southern Maine, Glickman Library, University Events Room, 7th floor125 years ago, the wreck of the SS Portland, became the largest loss of life at sea in a single storm in New England history. Some 200 souls … Continue reading Spirits Alive Event Today | “And the Sea Shall Take Them All—The Wreck of the SS Portland” with Herb Adams at 1:30 pm today

Partnership of Historic Bostons Event | Occupying Massachusetts on 2/21

Hosted by Partnership of Historic Bostons Tuesday, February 21, from 7-8:30pm on Zoom Register here What do we see when we look at the land around us? A school, a farm, a freeway? Or a land where Native people had lived for thousands of years when English colonists arrived in 1630? How do we understand … Continue reading Partnership of Historic Bostons Event | Occupying Massachusetts on 2/21

Yale Event Tomorrow | A Tree’s View of History: the longleaf pine’s integral role in the American slave trade on 2/15 at 1pm

Hosted by The Forest School at the Yale School of the Environment and Orion Magazine Wednesday, February 15, 20231 p.m. EST Register here Join us tomorrow afternoon for a conversation with Lacy M. Johnson about American history and the longleaf pine.  Johnson will be expanding on her essay about the longleaf pine’s integral role in the American slave trade, … Continue reading Yale Event Tomorrow | A Tree’s View of History: the longleaf pine’s integral role in the American slave trade on 2/15 at 1pm

Essex Heritage Event | A Community of Changemakers: Exploring the History of Black Activism in Essex County on 3/25

Hosted by Essex Heritage in partnership with Salem State University Register here Join Essex Heritage for a FREE symposium at Salem State University on Saturday, March 25, 2023, 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM, A Community of Changemakers: Exploring the history of Black activism in Essex County, exploring the history and continued presence of Black activism in … Continue reading Essex Heritage Event | A Community of Changemakers: Exploring the History of Black Activism in Essex County on 3/25