Speaking Engagements

A list of past and upcoming speaking engagements for Angela D. LeBlanc-Ernest.

  • Oral History Association, “The Oral Historian’s Journey: Reflections from the OHA/NEH Fellows” (October 18-21, 2023)
  • Barnard College,  “Comrade Sisters: Women of the Black Panther Party Book Celebration,” (April 25, 2023)
  • Washington University St. Louis, “A Conversation with Ericka Huggins,” (April 3, 2023)
  • College of Marin, “What Their Stories Tell Us,” (March 17, 2023)
  • University of California, Berkeley, “Comrade Sisters Study Guide Workshop and Discussion,” (March 16, 2023)
  • University of California, Berkeley/Black Studies Collaboratory Open University, “Educate to Liberate: A Black Panther Photographic Time Capsule Unveiled,” (March 15, 2023)
  • Oral History Association, Los Angeles, CA,  “Virtual Vulnerabilities: Forging and Archiving Community in the Black Panther Party’s Oakland Community School Research Project” (October 22, 2022)
  • University of California, Irvine, California Digital Humanities Conference, “Digitizing Memory: The OCS Digital Yearbook Project,” (April 28, 2022)
  • College of Marin, “Love Liberation: Lessons from Black Panther Party Women,” (March 30, 2022)
  • BASIS Independent Fremont, “In Search Of Our Ancestors: Memories, Oral History, and the Black Panther Party’s Oakland Community School,” (February 17, 2022)
  • University at Buffalo, "Black Women Lead: Ericka Huggins, Black Radical Educational Leadership & The Black Panther Party’s Oakland Community School” (January 27, 2022)
  • University of California, Irvine, “Lessons Learned from the OCS Project” (November 4, 2021)
  • University of Chicago, Logan Center Museum, “The World is a Child’s Classroom (October 6, 2021)
  • University of California, Irvine, “Liberated Learning: Documenting the BPP’s Oakland Community School and Legacy,” (April 8, 2021)
  • BASIS Independent Silicon Valley, “Still I Rise: Activism, Community and the Black Panther Party” (March 23, 2021)
  • Stanford University, The CORE Research Workshop Panelist, “Women, Gender and Activism in the Movement for Black Freedom” (March  3, 2021)
  • University of California Irvine Humanities Center, The 1619 Project in 2020, “The Black Liberation Movement and Radical Community Education” (October 19, 2020)
  • Washington University at St. Louis, Presentation to African and African American Studies Majors (November 2, 2020)
  • Grinnell College, Educating the Community: The Black Panther Party’s Oakland Community School” (October 8, 2020)
  • The Black Teacher Project, “Lessons on Liberated Learning: The Oakland Community School, 1973-1982”  (July 29, 2020)
  • The deYoung Museum San Francisco, CA “The OCS Experience” in conjunction with The Soul of a Nation Exhibit  (February 8, 2020)
  • Africa Forum on KPFA  “Point 5: The Oakland Community School” (February 3, 2020)
  • “Do I Move You?” on KPOO, “The Oakland Community School and Education Today” (January 31, 2020)
  • University of Cincinnati Department of Africana Studies, Taft Lecture Series Women’s History Month Lecture,  “The Academic as Visual Artist: Making Point 5: The Black Panther Party’s Oakland Community School” (March 27, 2019)  
  • American Historians Association Conference, Chicago, IL (January 3-6, 2019) “Creating Connections: Historical Scholarship and the K-12 Classroom.”
  • National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Atlanta, GA (November 2018)  IPHP Roundtable.
  • U.C. Berkeley, African American Studies, The Black Panther Party and American Popular Culture [Guest Presenter], Berkeley, CA (July 2018).
  • U.C. Berkeley History-Social Science Project, March 12, 2018. (Teaching the Black Panther Party.)
  • Africa Forum, KPFA, March 9, 2018.
  • University of Puget Sound, March 7-8, 2018. (Love Liberation: A Conversation about Black Panther Party Women, Gender, Resistance and Intersectionality)
  • Wokeland Podcast, February, 2018. The Black Panther Party.
  • The Schomburg Center, March 2017.  Schomburg Library, Harlem. (Conversations in Black Freedom Studies)
  • The University of Chicago, December 5, 2016: Symposium sponsored by The Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture IPHP Panel Discussion and Short Screening of “The World is the Children’s Classroom: The History and Legacy of the Black Panther Party’s Oakland Community School,” a documentary project in progress by Angela LeBlanc-Ernest and Mary Phillips.


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