Northeastern University’s Africana Studies Program and our co-sponsors welcome you to the third annual bell hooks symposium honoring the life and legacy of the trailblazing Black feminist scholar bell hooks (1952-2021).

A prolific author, committed teacher, brilliant intellectual, unequivocal truth-teller, and bold visionary, bell hooks (née Gloria Jean Watkins) is a feminist icon who left an indelible mark on multiple generations of people including activists, artists, students, and scholars.

This year’s theme is Black Feminist Worldmaking.

The event will take place at East Village 17 (291 St Botolph St) on Friday, February 2, 2024.

Featuring speakers:

Dr. Regine Jean-Charles (Northeastern University)

Dr. Catherine Knight Steele (University of Maryland)

Dr. Ashon Crawley (University of Virginia)

Dr. Sherri Williams (American University)

Dr. Nicole Aljoe (Northeastern University)

Dr. Tiera Tanksley (University of Colorado)

Jaidan Innis (Northeastern University)

Dr. Chamara Moore (City University of New York)

Dr. Sheila Winborne (Northeastern University)

Dr. Ashleigh Greene Wade (University of Virginia)

Samhar Khalfani (University of Minnesota)

Cosponsored by: CSSH Dean’s Office, NU Humanities Center, WGSS Program, and CAMD Center for the Arts