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IS HIP-HOP A RELIGION?

A Virtual Talk and Discussion with: Harry Allen Moderated by Piper Carter DATE:  Thursday, May 14th, 2020 TIME:  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm (EST) Increasingly, scholars of hip-hop are investigating the culture’s intersection with religious meaning and sentiment. Courses are springing up at universities around the country, with works by Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, and […]

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Exposing Slavery – A Virtual Discussion

Exposing Slavery Photography, Human Bondage, and the Birth of Modern Visual Politics in America (Oxford University Press, 2019) A virtual book talk with author Matthew Fox-Amato Moderated by Daniel DawsonDATE: Thursday, April 30, 2020 TIME: 5:30pm - 6:30 pm (EST)

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Archives as Activism (when in QUARANTINE)

Archives as Activism (when in QUARANTINE) Monday, April 13, 2020  /  5 pm - 6 pm A Virtual Discussion with MIRANDA MIMS (co-founder of the Nomadic Archivist Project; Special Collections Archivist in the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation at the University of Rochester) SHAWN(TA) SMITH-CRUZ (co-coordinator of Lesbian Herstory Archives; Associate Dean […]

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ROBYN AND WHITNEY: A Song For You

  Robyn and Whitney: A Song For You   Friday, February 21st 6:00 – 8:00 pm NYU Silver Center, Jurow Lecture Hall 32 Waverly Place, 1st Floor (between University Place/Washington Square East and Greene Street) A reading and book discussion with author Robyn Crawford, author of A Song for You: My Life with Whitney Houston […]

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Freemasonry and the Visual Arts from the Eighteenth Century Forward

    Freemasonry and the Visual Arts from the Eighteenth Century Forward Historical and Global Perspectives (Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020) A book presentation and round table discussion with William D. Moore (Director, American and New England Studies Program, BU), Reva Wolf, co-editor of Freemasonry and the Visual Arts (Professor of Art History, SUNY New Paltz), and Deborah […]

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HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

  Holiday Celebration with Children's Book Authors & Illustrators Sunday, December 15th 2 - 5 pm LOCATION: Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art& Storytelling 898 St. Nicholas Avenue @ 155th Street, NY, NY From a three-year old being wowed by Amy Sherald’s majestic portrait of former First Lady Michelle Obama at the National Portrait Gallery, to […]

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IN A PERFECT WORLD

  NEW LOCATION:   Silver Center, Jurow Lecture Hall 32 Waverly Place, 1st Floor (between University Place/Washington Square East and Greene Street) In a Perfect World ... (2015, 76 min., USA) screening and discussion with Director Daphne McWilliams Thursday, December 12th 6 - 8 pm NEW LOCATION:   Silver Center, Jurow Lecture Hall 32 Waverly Place, 1st […]

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AVA DuVERNAY: Filmmaking, Vision and Justice

Ava DuVernay: Filmmaking, Vision and Justice A Conversation With Sarah Lewis Tuesday, December 3rd 6:00 – 8:00 pm (doors open at 5:45) Please RSVP: nyuiaaa-cbvc-events@nyu.edu  or (212) 998-IAAA (4222) Please make sure to state the event name and date in your email. Space is limited. Seating is on first come first served basis. Cantor Film Center-NYU 36 […]

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GORDON PARKS

  Gordon Parks’ The Learning Tree: Fifty Years Later Conceptual artist and 2019 Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow Hank Willis Thomas Responds Wednesday, November 20th 6:30 - 9:00 pm Kimmel Center-NYU – 60 Washington Square South E&L Auditorium, 4th Floor Gordon Parks wrote, directed, and scored the first major Hollywood film to be directed by a […]

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DIVERSITY

  In Conversation: Regina Hall on Race, Hollywood and Other Stories, and Pamela Newkirk’s Diversity, Inc. (Hachett Book Group, 2019) Friday, November 15th 6 - 8 pm Silver Center-NYU, Hemmerdinger / Jurow Lecture Hall, 100 Washington Square East, Room 101a, 1st Floor In 2015 #Oscarssowhite trended on Twitter after, for the second year in a […]

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