Ever Young: James Barnor Street and Studio Photography, Ghana ...

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Ever Young: James Barnor Street and Studio Photography, Ghana ...

C A L E N D A R O F E V E N T S Spring 2010

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Ever Young: James Barnor

Street and Studio Photography, Ghana/UK

Th Jan 28, 4 pm – Film Screening John Akomfrah's Testament (1988); 6 pm – Exhibition Opening and Reception

W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, 104 Mt. Auburn St, Cambridge MA

Exhibition runs through May 26, 2010 in the Rudenstine Gallery

Presented by the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, and Autograph ABP

The Haitian Crisis Symposium

Fr, Jan 29, 4 pm – Panel Discussion

Moderated by Caroline Elkins, Chair, Committee on African Studies, Harvard University

Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Award-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

P. Gregg Greenough, Research Director Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Jennifer Leaning, FXB Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health,

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Patrick Sylvain, African Languages Program, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University;

and Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Brown University

Marie-Louise Jean-Baptiste, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance

Presented by the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, the Committee on African Studies,

and the Department of African and African American Studies

Ralph Ellison’s Three Days Before the Shooting

Mo, Feb 8, 7 pm – Book Reading and Discussion

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA

Moderated by Glenda Carpio, Professor of African and African American Studies and English, Harvard University

Adam Bradley, Associate Professor of English, University of Colorado

John F. Callahan, Morgan S. Odell Professor of Humanities, Lewis and Clark College

Co-Sponsored with the Harvard Book Store

Photography & Diaspora

A Critical Discourse on Africa, Visual Culture & Modernity

Tu, Mar 9, 4 pm – Panel Discussion

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge MA

Moderated by Renee Mussai, Archive Project Manager, Autograph ABP

Okwui Enwezor, Former Dean of Academic Affairs and Adjunct Curator, International Center of Photography

Lyle Ashton Harris, Assistant Professor of Art and Art Education, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education,

and Human Development, New York University

Kobena Mercer, Independent Scholar

Deborah Willis, University Professor, Chair of Photography and Imaging, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

Presented by the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African & African American Research, Autograph ABP, & the Committee on African Studies

6 pm Reception following

W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, 104 Mt. Auburn St, Cambridge MA

The Supreme Court & Race

We, Mar 10, 5:30 pm – Panel Discussion

Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr. Auditorium, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 136 Irving St, Cambridge MA

Michael J. Klarman, Kirkland and Ellis Professor, Harvard Law School

Randall L. Kennedy, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Presented by the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, American Academy of Arts and Sciences,

and the Museum of African American History

Contact: Amy Stewart, 617.576.5032 or astewart@amacad.org

Nell I. Painter, Edwards Professor of American History, Princeton University

The History of White People

Mo, Mar 29, 7 pm – Author Book Reading

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA

Co-Sponsored with the Harvard Book Store

Martin Kilson, Professor Emeritus, Harvard University –– W. E. B. DU BOIS LECTURES

Transformational Dynamics in the 20th Century Black Intelligentsia

Tu Mar 30, 4 pm wRise and Fall of Color-Caste Patterns in the Black Intelligentsia, 1870s–1950s

We Mar 31, 4 pm wBlack Intelligentsia Activism Patterns, 1905–1960s

Th Apr 1, 4 pm wThe Intelligentsia and Black-Ethnic Commitment: A Critique of Jonathan Holloway

W. J. T. Mitchell, Professor of English and Art History, University of Chicago –– W. E. B. DU BOIS LECTURES

Teachable Moments: Race, Media & Visual Culture

Tu Apr 20, 4 pm

We Apr 21, 4 pm

Th Apr 22, 4 pm

wThe Moment of Theory: Race as Myth and Medium

wThe Moment of Blackness: Are We in a Post-Racial, Post-Medium Condition?

wThe Semitic Moment: Race and Place in Israel-Palestine

Lydia Diamond, A Huntington Playwriting Fellow and a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists

Writers in the Parlor

Th Apr 29, 4 pm – Author Reading from her play, Stick Fly – followed by Q&A

Presented by the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, the Department of English, and the Spencer Fund

Fellows Book Party

Th May 13, 6 pm – Celebration of Authors

Susan M. Reverby, Professor of Women's Studies, Wellesley College, and Historian of American Women, Medicine, and Nursing

Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and its Legacy

Patricia Hills, Professor of Art History, Boston University

Painting Harlem Modern: The Art of Jacob Lawrence

C. S. Manegold, Professor, Mt. Holyoke College

Ten Hills Farm: The Forgotten History of Slavery in the North

Patricia Sullivan, Associate Professor of History, University of South Carolina

Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Victor S. Thomas Professor of History and of African and African American Studies,

Harvard University, co-authored with the late John Hope Franklin, James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of History, Duke University

From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans

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