In fall 2022, Hard Histories is hosting a series of virtual conversations exploring the histories of Blackness, slavery, and racism in the Maryland area and beyond.

All events will take place in the noon-1 pm eastern time slot via Zoom. These gatherings are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Click on each event link for full event information, as well as to register.

  • September 21: The Baltimore Beat and Reparations in the City, Featuring Lisa Snowden and Adam Holofcener

Please check back for more event dates.

Past events:

Starting in spring 2021, Hard Histories has hosted a series of conversations exploring the histories of Blackness, slavery, and racism in the Maryland area and beyond. View some of these events on YouTube here.

Hard Histories Project Director Dr. Martha S. Jones also participated in an April 2021 “fireside chat” for a JHU Alumni Weekend event about the work that Hard Histories is doing, along with Hopkins Retrospective Program Manager Allison Seyler. The session also featured presentations from two of the undergraduate researchers in Dr. Jones’ spring 2021 Hard Histories research lab course. Click here to see the video of that event.