Apr 20, 2015 · 4:30 p.m.– 6:00 p.m. · McCormick Hall 101
How might scholars, artists, and others working in, and inspired by, the black studies tradition respond to the interlocking opportunities and challenges presented by the digital revolution?
Ruha Benjamin, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, organizer of the upcoming Ferguson is the Future: Speculative Arts & Social Justice Symposium (September 2015)
M. Neelika Jayawardane, Associate Professor of English at the State University of New York-Oswego, and senior editor and contributor to the online magazine, Africa is a Country
Renina Jarmon, PhD candidate in Women's Studies at the University of Maryland and author of Black Girls Are From the Future
Moderated by Joshua Guild, Associate Professor, Department of History and African American Studies. Director of Graduate Studies, Center for African American Studies.
Apr 23, 2015 · 5:00 p.m.– 6:30 p.m. · McCormick Hall 101
The influential Ghanaian artist El Anatsui makes use of Africa’s rich history and vibrant cultures to create spectacular wall hangings. Join us for a conversation between El Anatsui and Chika Okeke-Agulu, associate professor in the Department of Art and Archaeology. This public program takes place during Anatsui’s tenure as the 2015 Sarah Lee Elson, Class of 1984, International Artist-in-Residence.
Apr 25, 2015 · 5:00 p.m.– 6:30 p.m. · McCosh Hall 50
Educator Cesar A. Cruz will speak about the concept of illegality and will talk about the myriad of ways that Higher Education institutions can support undocumented students to achieve academic and life success. Mr. Cruz is the author of two books including "Revenge of the Illegal Alien." He was an educator for 20 years and most recently served as the Assistant Dean for Harvard University's Secondary School Program. He was also an undocumented student during his entrance into higher education at UC Berkeley.
This talk will be the keynote address for Princeton DREAM Team's CAIR (Collegiate Alliance for Immigration Reform) Conference, which will take place April 24-April 26.
Apr 27, 2015 · 4:30 p.m.– 6:00 p.m. · Stanhope Hall 201
A lecture by Courtney Bryan
Apr 29, 2015 · 4:30 p.m.– 6:00 p.m. · Barfield - Johnson Seminar Room (Stanhope Hall, 201)
Lecturer - Lisa Nakamura (University of Michigan)
The final seminar of eleven seminars.