Pamela Roberts, Black Oxford Untold Stories Founder and Director, is an engaging and dynamic public speaker with a passion for her research and work celebrating Oxford University’s Black Oxford Scholars. She has delivered many talks and lecturers including keynote speeches at national and international conferences, universities, museums, libraries and schools.  Pamela has delivered talks at Jesus College and University College, University of Oxford, Bodleian Libraries, Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, University of Oxford Natural History Museum, Liverpool University, Buckinghamshire New University, Canterbury Christ Church University, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados, University of West Indies, The Open Campus, Antigua.


If you would like to book Pamela to deliver a presentation at your school, college, community organisation, or speak at your event, please select a title from the following list.


An overview of Oxford University’s Black Scholars

Black women at the University of Oxford

Africans at the University of Oxford

Alain LeRoy Locke and his Oxford years

The Untold Story of James Arthur Harley 1873 – 1943

Friends or Foes - Locke and Harley at Oxford   

Christian Frederick Cole, Oxford University’s first Black African Scholar

Re-Imagining Cole – the imagery of Christian Frederick Cole

Early American civil rights through the lens of the James Arthur Harley and the Lawson Family 1900 - 1940

 or inquire about bespoke topics

Talks are 40-50 minutes long unless otherwise specified.


Black Oxford Untold Stories collaborates and works with a network of academics, artists, archivists, actors and directors to deliver educational and engaging projects. If you would like to inquire about commissioning Black Oxford Untold Stories to develop and produce a project about specific Oxford University’s Black Scholars, please use the contact form below.

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