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The History of Black Music — A Love Supreme

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Monday, March 4, 2024: The History of Black Music — A Love Supreme Award-winning musicologist and music historian Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr. will discuss his book Who Hears Here? On Black Music, Pasts and Present. A Guggenheim Fellow and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr. is a music historian, pianist, composer, […]

Black Patience: Performance, Civil Rights, and the Unfinished Project of Emancipation

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Monday, April 8, 2024: Black Patience: Performance, Civil Rights, and the Unfinished Project of Emancipation Africana studies professor Julius B. Fleming Jr. in conversation with educator Jessica Rucker, will discuss the role of Black theater in the Black Freedom Struggle and the concept of “Black patience.” They will discuss: Black theater as a space in which Black people […]

Reparations and Climate Justice

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Monday, May 6, 2024: Reparations and Climate Justice Philosophy professor Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò will discuss his book Reconsidering Reparations which takes on reparations and distributive justice with wide implications for views of justice, racism, the legacy of colonialism, and climate change policy. Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò is associate professor of philosophy at Georgetown University. Táíwò’s theoretical work draws liberally from […]