Black History Month Research & Film Series: "Lovecraft Country" and an analysis of how segregation shaped Americans' ideas about food

Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Online
Admission: Free
Season: 2020-2021

Sponsored by the School of Arts & Humanities. The 2021 Black History Month events include four screenings of film or tv episodes with Zoom introductions by members of the A&H community.

Wednesday, March 24th from 1 pm to 2:30 pm:

Our fourth event features the first episode of the new HBO series “Lovecraft Country” (2020) and an analysis of how segregation shaped Americans’ ideas about food. Stevesha Evans, an MA student in the History Program, will introduce the film via Zoom. Please rsvp to [email protected] to receive links to the Zoom meeting and the HBO Max watch party.  

The event will start on Zoom and then switch to a streaming platform with a chat function. The introductions to each event will be available for free via Zoom, but the watch parties will be hosted on paid platforms. Attendees for all but the first event will need their own streaming subscriptions to HBO Max, Netflix, or Amazon Prime.

Stevesha Evans is a Dallas native completing her master's degree in History. Her areas of interest include 20th-century African American and Women's history, race, colorism, respectability politics, and feminism. Her favorite books on Black history include At the Dark End of the Street by Danielle McGuire and Storming Ceasars Palace by Annelise Orleck.

For more information contact:
Kimberly Hill
[email protected]