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Upcoming Events


Half in Shadow Goes to Harvard

Harvard University // Hutchins Center for African & African American Research

September 21st |4:00 pm ET

Virtual (Register Here)


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Past Events

JULY 2021

Half in Shadow: Black Women in Academia

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

July 8th |6:30 pm EST

Virtual (Youtube Live)


JUNE 2021

Barbara Boswell & Shanna Greene Benjamin: The Intellectual Legacies of Black Women

Rofhiwa Book Cafe

June 9th |10:00 am EST

Virtual (Crowdcast)

APRIL 2021

Convocation Lecture

April 22nd | 11:30 am CST

Virtual (Webex)


Book Launch: A Conversation with Frances Smith Foster and Beverly Guy Sheftall

University of North Carolina -- Chapel Hill 

April 12th | Webinar Registration

When and Where I Enter: Black Women in the Academy

University of North Carolina -- Charlotte 

April 13th

Class Visits in Conversation with Professor Meta Jones

University of North Carolina -- Chapel Hill

April 15th | TBA

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Presents: Dr. Shanna Greene Benjamin: "Half in Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Nellie Y. McKay"
Washington University in St. Louis

April 19th | Book Talk Registration
Virtual (Zoom)

Grinnell Scholars' Convocation Lecture

Grinnell College
April 22nd | 12:00 pm to noon
Virtual (Webex)

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Charlotte Alumnae Virtual Literary Cafe
Charlotte, NC

April 24th
Virtual (Members Only)

Who and Whose We Are: Nellie Y. McKay and the Legacies of Black Women's Intellectualism

University of Wisconsin - Madison

April 28th | 12:00 pm 

Virtual (Zoom)

Vanderbilt University

April 29th | TBA

MARCH 2021

"Black Woman Professor --- White University: Nellie Y. McKay at UW-Madison"

University of Wisconsin - Madison

April 8th | 4:00 pm CST
Virtual (Youtube Livestream)



In Conversation With Dr. Shanna Benjamin: "Half In Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Nellie Y. McKay"

American Association of University Women
March 4th | 5:00 pm

Virtual (Zoom)

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