Black Perspectives Hosts Online Forum on HBO’s Watchmen This WeekHistorians in the News
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Edited by Ahmad Greene-Hayes, a PhD Candidate in the Department of Religion at Princeton University.
Black Perspectives, the award-winning blog of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS), is hosting an online forum on HBO’s hit series Watchmen organized by Ahmad Greene-Hayes. The forum will offer pieces from scholars in African American religious studies who think critically about the show and its engagement with politics, performance, and African American religions in the early twentieth-century South, specifically in Tulsa, after the 1921 massacre.
The forum begins on Monday, February 10th and concludes on Thursday, February 13th.
The forum will feature pieces from Ahmad Greene-Hayes (Princeton University), Ambre Dromgoole (Yale University), James Howard Hill Jr. (Northwestern University), and Rhon S. Manigault-Bryant (Williams College).
During the week of the online froum, Black Perspectives will publish new blog posts every day at 5:30AM EST. Please follow Black Perspectives (@BlkPerspectives) and AAIHS (@AAIHS) on Twitter, like AAIHS on Facebook, or subscribe to our blog for updates. By subscribing to Black Perspectives, each new post will automatically be delivered to your inbox during the week of the roundtable.
Click on the links below to read the articles published so far:
On Nostalgia: HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ and Black Religion in Three Sacred Facts by Rhon Manigault-Bryant
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