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THE LITERARY MEWS

Co-sponsors featuring Tell Me What Democracy Looks Like A discussion with Marion Brasch,  Zetta Elliott and Siri Hustvedt who will reflect on the current crises that democratic institutions and governments around the world are facing as part of the rise of strong populist movements. Moderated by Marcia Pally. Friday, April 20, 2018 6:00 pm – […]

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POLITICS AND AESTHETICS IN THE ERA OF BLACK LIVES MATTER

presents Politics and Aesthetics in the Era of Black Lives Matter A Guest Lecture Series  featuring Robin D. G. Kelley “When Black is the New Black: The Limits of Resistance in the Neoliberal Age” How easy is it for Black bodies or “Blackness” to become a consumable commodity without any changes to Black life? Please […]

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BLACK RENAISSANCE NOIRE VOLUME 18.1 ISSUE RELEASE

The Institute of African American Affairs presents Winter 2018 Issue Release Volume 18, Issue 1  with:  Melba Boyd Monique Clesca Chester Higgins Mildred Howard Duane Niatum Friday, March 23, 2018 7:00pm – 9:00pm New York University Silver Center, Jurow Lecture Hall 100 Washington Square East, Room 101A, 1st floor (btw Waverly Place and Washington Place) […]

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AFRICAN DOMINION – A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa

6:00 pm-8:00 pm

and Department of History present African Dominion A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa by Michael A. Gomez A groundbreaking history that puts early and medieval West Africa in a global context Please join Professor Michael A. Gomez and special guests Mamadou Diouf  (Columbia University/African Studies and Director of Institute for African […]

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DIVERSE EXPERIENCES, COMMON CAUSES

International Lecture Series | Spring 2016 - Fall 2017 How do we imagine and conceptualize a possible way of living together, not in spite of our differences but because of them? How do we welcome singular, minority, marginalized narratives into the living polyphony of a shared world? How do we find solidarities upon the diversity […]

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AYITI MON AMOUR – A film by Guetty Felin

6:00pm

  presents Ayiti Mon Amour A film by Guetty Felin Wednesday, December 13, 2017Screening and discussion with Writer/Director Guetty Felin moderated by Michelle Materre (Associate Professor of Media Studies & Film, The New School) 6:00 pm (doors open at 5:45 pm) Cantor Film Center-NYU 36 East 8th Street (between University Place and Greene Street) NY, […]

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21st CENTURY NEW AFRICAN and AFRICAN DIASPORA WRITINGS and ARTS

Video Playlist Click Here for Program PDF presents Date: Monday, October 16, 2017 Time: 6:30 pmLocation: NYU Law School, Vanderbilt Hall,Tishman Auditorium, 1st floor40 Washington Square SouthNew York, NY African and African Diaspora writers and artists have met the 21st century with unprecedented new images and visions of Africa and the world. From Lagos, Johannesburg and […]

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BLACK RENAISSANCE NOIRE VOLUME 17.2 ISSUE RELEASE

 The Institute of African American Affairs presents Fall 2017 Issue Release Volume 17, Issue 2  PHOTOS   Black-Renaissance-Noire-Fall-2017-launch-Sept.-22,-2017-(c)-NYU-IAAA-#192257 Black-Renaissance-Noire-Fall-2017-launch-Sept.-22,-2017-(c)-NYU-IAAA-#204800 Black-Renaissance-Noire-Fall-2017-launch-Sept.-22,-2017-(c)-NYU-IAAA-#204821 Black Renaissance Noire Fall 2017 launch Sept. 22, 2017 (c) NYU-IAAA #204850 Black-Renaissance-Noire-Fall-2017-launch-Sept.-22,-2017-(c)-NYU-IAAA-#205409 Black-Renaissance-Noire-Fall-2017-launch-Sept.-22,-2017-(c)-NYU-IAAA-#210218 Black-Renaissance-Noire-Fall-2017-launch-Sept.-22,-2017-(c)-NYU-IAAA-#210249 VIDEO PLAYLIST   with:  Sandra CisnerosVictor Hernandez CruzOliver Lee JacksonMervyn TaylorCamille Yarbrough Friday, September 22, 20177:00pm – 9:00pm New York University […]

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KEI MILLER with TIPHANIE YANIQUE

Institute of African American Affairs and Arts & Science Liberal Studies present Kei Miller Reading and in conversation with Tiphanie Yanique Date: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017Time: 6:oo pmLocation:  Steinhardt School - NYUPless Hall, Ground floor82 Washington Square East(corner of Washington Place) NY, NY Free & open to the public Please RSVP at (212) 998-IAAA (4222) […]

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