Black Memory and Storytelling Symposium Day 1: Presentations

Event description

  • Academic events
  • Family friendly
  • Open to the public

ASU Library’s Black Collections, a new archival repository within the Community-Driven Archives (CDA) Initiative, is committed to empowering and centering the lived experiences and knowledge of Black and African American communities who are breaking cycles of erasure. This two-day hybrid symposium on April 20 and 22 will bring together ASU faculty, students, archivists and community memory keepers to reimagine 21st century archives as spaces of inclusion and justice. The symposium is free and all are welcome to join.

View the symposium program and speaker biographies.

Black Memory and Storytelling Symposium Day 1: Presentations
Thursday, April 20
8:30 a.m. to  4:30 p.m.
Hayden Library, Room 236 and Zoom
Register for presentations.

Black Memory and Storytelling Symposium Day 2: Archives and Storytelling 101 Workshops
Saturday, April 22
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Burton Barr Central Library, Pulliam Auditorium
Learn more and register for workshops.

Image credit: The Dunbar Social and Literary club, Sahauro Yearbook, 1940. LD 179.47 .S3 1972 University Archives, ASU Library.  

Event contact

Nancy Godoy

Thursday, April 20, 2023


8:30 am4:30 pm (MST)


Hayden Library Room 236 and Online