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With have an exciting year-round lineup of events that center the Psychology of Black Womanhood book's content. From lectures, symposia, and bookclub discussions- you can connect with others interested in the book across various settings. Just click on the buttons below for more information

“There's power in allowing yourself to be known and heard, in owning your unique story, in using your authentic voice.”
Michelle Obama

THURSDAY
JANUARY 25, 2024

5:00pm- 7:00pm

BLACK BARBIE: BEAUTY STANDARDS AND CHILD'S PLAY
Black Beauty as an Act of Resistance Community Conversation

Historic Dunn's Josephine Hotel, Miami, FL 

Dive into the captivating world of Black Beauty as an act of resistance in our special event series, focusing on Black Barbies and challenging beauty standards during childhood play. In collaboration with FIU Professor and Author of the Psychology of Black Womanhood, Dionne Stephens, and the insightful contributions of Imani Warren, artist, and curator, we pay homage to the groundbreaking Sunlight School of Beauty Culture and Black Beauty culture. 

 

Sponsored by the Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab (WPHL), FIU Department of Psychology and Florida Humanities Program

FRIDAY
SEPTEMBER 6, 2024

11:00am- 7:00pm

PSYCHOLOGY OF BLACK WOMANHOOD SYMPOSIUM
Spelman College, Atlanta, GA  

This day long symposium will give attendees space to discuss issues affecting Black womanhood in the United States. Drawing upon the content form this groundbreaking book, this series of panels will extend our knowledge about the ways in which psychology affects the lives of Black women. Community and academic experts from various fields will be sharing their perspectives.

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