Sankofa Black Studies / Diasporic Futures: A global conversation among information scholars

Abdul Alkalimat (McWorter)

Presenting and critically engaging with The History of Black Studies by Abdul Alkalimat (Pluto Press 2021)


  • Abdul Alkalimat, Professor Emeritus, Department of African American Studies and School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois
  • Paulette Kerr, Campus Librarian, University of the West Indies Mona, Jamaica
  • Archie Dick, Professor Emeritus, Department of Information Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Moderator: Rebecca Hankins, Wendler Endowed Professor, Texas A&M University Libraries

Book available from for 30% discount with code ALKALIMAT30.

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This event is sponsored by the Mortenson Center, Department of African American Studies, Center for Advanced Studies, Collaborative for Cultural Heritage Management and Policy, Center for African Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and the iSchool