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Art, Storytelling and Starting Young

Art, Storytelling and Starting Young With NYU students Maya Aristimuño, Ashley Pena, Denise Stephanie and Sophia Wilson Monday, November 23 | 5:00 – 6:00PM (EST) When it comes to balancing social life and work, these girls have it on lock. Discussing what it means to “make it”, how they discovered their creative paths, and what it’s like […]

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The Making and Unpacking of Beyoncé’s Black Is King

A Virtual Conversation with Co-creators and Scholars Thursday, November 19, 2020 | 6:00 – 7:00 PM (EST) Join the film's contributors co-Director Kwasi Fordjour, producer/songwriter MELO-X, co-writer Clover Hope along with musician/scholar Dr. Jason King, ethnomusicologist Dr. Fredara Mareva Hadley and Center for Black Visual Culture program director Dr. Joan Morgan as they discuss the creative process and cultural impact of this diasporic project. Moderated by Rujeko Hockley, assistant curator at […]

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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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