Curriculum Vitae

ANGELA TATE
a_ttate@hotmail.com

AREAS OF RESEARCH

Public history, digital humanities, African-Americans and the Diaspora in the Atlantic. First World War & Cold War. Performance studies. Fashion and consumerism. Comparative women’s history. Black British history. Black California history. Harlem Renaissance. Popular romance studies.

EDUCATION
Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill – Ph.D History (expected graduation date: 2022)

  • General Field: African American History
  • Specialization: African Diaspora & Women’s Studies
  • Minor Field: Comparative Race and Diaspora

California State University, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, Calif. – B.A. History (Public & Oral History Track); B.A. American Studies

Pasadena City College, Pasadena, Calif. – Certificate, Digitization Skills for Libraries and Cultural Heritage Institutions

Sacramento City College, Sacramento, Calif. – A.S. Anthopology

CURRENT RESEARCH

“Signifying the Archive: Black Women’s Autobiography As Historical Discourse, 1945-70”

A transnational and comparative view of the black experience in WWI. ColoredOverThere.com

PUBLICATIONS

Reviews
“Bricktop’s Paris: African American Women in Paris between the Two World Wars” by T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting – History in the Making Journal

Articles
Rhodes Fallen: Student Activism in Post-apartheid South Africa – History in the Making [co-authored with Amanda Castro]

Oral History Projects
Wilmer (Amina) Carter on Black Life in mid-century Inland Empire
Alison Rose Jefferson on the Black History of Lake Elsinore
Phyllis Salinas on her father Johnny Sotelo and memories of Riverside’s Chinatown

EMPLOYMENT

  • Project Archivist, Ora Mobley Sweeting Archives
  • Museum Specialist, Temecula Valley Museum
  • Research Assistant, California Citrus State Park
  • Social Media Communication, Water Resources & Policy Initiatives
  • Digital Archivist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Curatorial & Collections Intern, Dora Nelson African American Art & History Museum
  • Research Assistant, Save Our Chinatown Committee
  • Archival Intern, Wilmer Amina Carter Foundation

GRANTS AND AWARDS
HWW Pre-Doctoral Career Diversity Summer Fellow, 2018
Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Award, Alternate, 2017-18
Sally Casanova Scholar (California Pre-Doctoral Program)

SERVICE
Volunteer, 2016 California Association of Museums conference
Volunteer, 10th Annual Archives Bazaar, L.A. as a Subject
Indexer and transcriber, British Red Cross
Assistant Editor, History in the Making Journal
Peer Reviewer, National Emerging Museum Professionals Journal

CONFERENCES
Moderator, “What Color is Your Cohort?” 2016 Association of African American Museums Annual Conference, Riverside, CA
Presenter, “Borderlands: Histories and Literatures” – Northwestern University, 2017