Davis Humanities Institute

Honoring Black Sacramento History

April 28, 2021
Funded by a grant from California Humanities and co-sponsored by the UC Davis Department of African and African American Studies and the Center for Sacramento History, the Reframing Sacramento Series examines the history, diverse communities,  and current climate of the city, emphasizing those voices that have too often been left out.

The Conversation

Hosted by: Davis Humanities Institute 

The Conversation is a public online event series that puts UC scholars in dialogue with one another, the community, and students on topics ranging from the removal of confederate monuments to debates abo

Claudia Rankine Brings Her Work off the Page

November 16, 2020
On November 4, 2020, poet, essayist, playwright, and editor Claudia Rankine delivered a virtual reading and lecture at the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at UC Davis based on her new book, Just Us: An American Conversation.

The Minneapolis Uprising

In this panel, organizers from Minneapolis will talk about the decades of multi-racial and Black-led organizing that has led to these victories, reflect on the lessons and promises of the Minneapolis uprising, and discuss the path forward for abolitionist and Black liberation struggles in the US and globally.