Flowerings Project Advisors and Partners

 

SHIFT Collective

We are grateful to our partners SHIFT Collective (Bergis Jules, Lynette Johnson, and Jon Voss), who have been consulting with us, conducting stakeholder group interviews, and planning a key retreat event.

 

Flowerings Project Advisory Committee

The Flowerings Project Advisory Committee serves as a panel of consultants and guides as we explore our areas of inquiry based on their expertise in Black poetry, special collections and audiovisual archives, digital humanities, library spaces, and educational technology.

         Howard Rambsy II

Howard Rambsy II
professor of literature, Southern University Illinois Edwardsville

Aleia Brown

Aleia Brown
assistant director, AAAD Hum

Stacie Williams

Stacie Williams
division chief, archives and special collections, Chicago Public Library

Jon Cawthorne

Jon Cawthorne
dean, Wayne State University Libraries

Julieanna Richardson

Julieanna L. Richardson
executive director, History Makers

Opal Moore

Opal Moore
Poet, author, and critic
Retired, chair and professor of English, Spelman College

Tyechia Thompson

Tyechia Thompson
librarian, Virginia Tech University Libraries, and assistant professor, Department of English

Petrina Jackson

Petrina Jackson
director of the Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University

 

Trevor Owens

Trevor Owens
head of digital content management, Library of Congress

Santi Thompson

Santi Thompson
head of digital research services at the University of Houston Libraries and Eva Digital Research Endowed Library Professor

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