In this talk, Kyera Singleton will discuss how and why former sites of slavery—as places of history, memory, and education—are crucial to reckoning with our current moment and imagining a more just world. Join us Wednesday, May 5 at 1:30 p.m. To join, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll send you the Zoom invite.
Kyera Singleton is the Executive Director of the Royall House and Slave Quarters. She is also a PhD Candidate at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in the Department of American Culture. Currently, she is on a dissertation completion fellowship in the history department at Harvard University. Before joining the history department as a Dissertation Fellow, she held prestigious academic fellowships from the Beinecke Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Emory University’s James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference, and the American Association of University Women (AAUW).
From 2018 through 2019, Kyera served as the Humanity in Action Policy Fellow for the ACLU of Georgia where she worked on various issues including mass incarceration, reproductive justice, and voting rights.
As a public history scholar, Kyera Singleton, currently serves as an advisor on the Boston Art Commission’s Recontextualization Subcommittee for the bronze Emancipation Group Statue. She, also, is a member of the Board of Public Humanities Fellows at Brown University, which brings together a collection of museum leaders from Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.
See you there!