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Virtual Program | Black Heroines of World War II: Women who Fought the Nazis

March 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

$5

As spies, nurses, and clandestine couriers, Black French women played vital and often overlooked roles in the anti-Nazi war effort. Hear more about these incredible women in a virtual lecture and Q&A with Annette Joseph-Gabriel, Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies at University of Michigan and author of “Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire.” Joseph-Gabriel will detail how women activists like Paulette Nardal, Eugénie Éboué-Tell, Jane Vialle, and Josephine Baker volunteered for roles that landed them in war zones and concentration camps and led many of them to be declared enemies of the state.
Learn how these heroes challenged French imperialism, encouraged multi-cultural and multi-racial identities, expanded possibilities of belonging beyond borders, and imagined new pan-African and pan-Caribbean identities informed by Black feminist frameworks and practices.
Purchase the book: https://ihm.ec/reimaginingliberation
Register: https://ihm.ec/blackwwiiheroines

Details

Date:
March 29
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
$5
Event Tags:
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Website:
https://ihm.ec/blackwwiiheroines

Organizer

Illinois Holocaust Museum
Phone:
8479674800
Email:
info@ilhmec.org
Website:
https://www.ilholocaustmuseum.org/

Venue

Virtual
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