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Problems and Approaches in African American Intellectual History

Thu, Oct 6, 2:00 to 3:50pm, Richmond Marriott Hotel, Richmond Marriott Hotel Salon One

Session Submission Type: Roundtable


The study of black thought and culture has been a vital component of African American history since its inception in the 19th century. This roundtable discussion will explore some of the central questions and methodological approaches in scholarship on African American intellectual history. Bringing together senior scholars in the field as well as junior scholars from the African American Intellectual History Society blog, we will discuss methods for studying colonial and revolutionary Black thought, Black internationalism, and Black women's intellectual history, among other topics.

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