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September 12, 2016 | 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Category: Lecture
Location: Purdy/Kresge Library Kresge Auditorium | Map
5265 Cass
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

Detroit Historian Baba Jamon Jordan: We are our own heros

This is the first of five topics to be discussed in the Culture and Activism Fall Conversation Series, which is hosted by Special Topics course Arts as Activism, ACS 5550. Presentations are free and open to the general public.

September 12 - Baba Jamon Jordan: We are our own heros

September 14 - Poetry as Visionary Resistance: Tawana Honeycomb Petty, ROCKET(!!!)MAN + Guests (This will take place in the Bernath Auditorium)

September 19 - Music Histories Music Economies: Marsha Music, Carlton Gholz, PhD, Piper Carter and Bryce Detroit

September 28 - Intergenerational Resistance in SW Detroit: Sacramento Knoxx and Mary Luevanos

October 5 - Journalism and Community Organizing: Zenobia Jeffries, Curt Guyette, Allie Gross, Chris Savage, Monica Lewis-Patrick

Funded by: The DeSalle Fund; James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History, Wayne State University, Detroit. 

The James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History is a division of Wayne State’s College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts, educating the next generation of visual artists, designers and art historians. Wayne State University, located in the heart of Detroit’s midtown cultural center, is a premier urban research university offering more than 350 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to more than 28,000 students. 

For more information about this event, please contact Kate Levy at 3135770276 or kate.levy@wayne.edu.