Black Classicists in Texas tells the story of Central Texas’ early educators of color and their passion for the study of antiquity. Explore images, archival materials, interviews, and current scholarship to find out more about Lovinggood, L.C. Anderson, H.T. Kealing, and their vibrant community of scholars, students and public intellectuals. Learn about Classics and its place in historic debates on Black self-determination, and find out more about classical education in Austin today. View the exhibition in the
This project is a collaboration between multiple institutions, including the UT Department of Classics, University of Texas Libraries, the Black Diaspora Archive at the LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections, Downs-Jones Library at Huston-Tillotson University, and the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center. The exhibition takes place across three sites in Austin and is united by a comprehensive website that explores a vibrant community of scholars, students, and public intellectuals.