November 28, 2021, 11:30am-1:30pm Hawai’i Time Zoom ADORE (A Dialogue On Race and Ethnicity) meeting

The First Unitarian Church of Honolulu ADORE (A Dialogue On Race and Ethnicity) group will meet via Zoom on Sunday, November 28, 2021, 11:30am-1:30pm Hawai’i Time. Please find below a description of our wonderful speaker Dr. Emanuela Kucik’s enlightening presentation as well as her amazing bio. A discussion will follow Dr. Kucik’s presentation. The zoom meeting invitation link can be found at the very bottom.

Everyone is invited! Please join us!

Title of presentation: 

“That is 800 children”: Nazi Germany, the United States, and Dismantling Global Anti-Blackness and Racism

Description of presentation:

Dr. Emanuela Kucik will give an overview of the relationship between Nazi Germany, the United States, and anti-Blackness. Through this focus on the similar, deadly ways that anti-Blackness functions in various spaces, she aims to contribute to conversations that provide an expanded narrative of the Holocaust and allow us to better understand the global intersections of oppressive systems. In discussing how these connected structures sustain each other, she emphasizes that dismantling one piece of systemic oppression can begin to unravel the others.

Dr. Kucik’s bio:

Dr. Emanuela Kucik

Dr. Emanuela Kucik is an Assistant Professor of English and Africana Studies and the Co-Director of the Africana Studies Program at Muhlenberg College, where she was recently awarded the 2021 Ruth and Joel Spira Prize for Distinguished Teaching. Her interdisciplinary research and courses explore the intersections of literature, genocide, race, and human rights violations, and her forthcoming book focuses on how Black populations have used the concept of genocide to write about anti-Black violence.

Dr. Kucik received her PH.D. and M.A. in English from Princeton University with certifications in American Literature, with a concentration in Comparative Race and Ethnicity Studies; Holocaust Literature; and Genocide Literature. At Princeton, she also earned a Doctoral Graduate Certificate in African American Studies. She received her B.A. with Highest Distinction (Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Faculty page at Muhlenberg: 

https://www.muhlenberg.edu/facultysearch/facultyresults/emanuelakucik/

Zoom meeting link:

The ADORE meeting will run from 11:30am-1:30pm Hawai’i Time. Participants are encouraged to login around 11:20-11:25am, so that the meeting can start promptly at 11:30am. Please be sure your sound and video systems are working. At 11:30am participants will be muted and, later on, will be able to unmute themselves individually to speak during the discussion period.

adore@unitariansofhi.org is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Monthly ADORE (A Dialogue On Race and Ethnicity) Meeting
Time: Nov 28, 2021 11:00 AM HawaiiJoin Zoom Meeting
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Meeting ID: 951 0768 0529
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