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BLACK PORTRAITURE[S] V:

MEMORY AND THE ARCHIVE October 17-19, 2019 New York University Image: Terry Boddie, Prison Industrial, 2018. BLACK PORTRAITURE[S] V: MEMORY AND THE ARCHIVE PAST. PRESENT. FUTURE The conference will explore the making of visual archives, the narratives they tell, and the parameters that define them as objects of study. As visual collections, photographic archives present specific concerns - […]

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Institute of African American Affairs 50th Anniversary

  Thursday, October 17, 2019 Institute of African American Affairs New York University Celebrating 50 Years of Visionary Excellence with past IAAA Directors Earl S. Davis, MSW and Manthia Diawara, PhD Dance Performance Ron K. Brown/Evidence “One Shot” and Jazz Vocalist Candice Hoyes Evening Hosted by Anna Maria Horsford The Institute of African American Affairs […]

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WOMEN AND MIGRATION: Responses in Art and History

  Women and Migration: Responses in Art and History (Open Book Publishers, 2019) Tuesday, October 22nd 6 - 9 PM Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor Contributors will present their essays from the book which charts how women’s profound and turbulent experiences of migration have been articulated in writing, photography, […]

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THE SHADOW KING

  The Shadow King (W. W. Norton & Company, 2019) A reading and book talk with author Maaza Mengiste Set in Ethiopia at the very start of WWII, The Shadow King tells the story of orphaned Hirut, who struggles to adapt to her new life as a maid. Her employer, an officer in Emperor Haile Selassie’s army, rushes to mobilize […]

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