Strain, Professor of Film and the Moving Image at Wesleyan University, will lecture on her experience as a documentary filmmaker of color and woman dedicated to representing issues of race and history in the United States.
A radical, dynamic, and engaging conversation with Amber Starks about Black and Native solidarity and kinship as Black, Native, and Afro-Indigenous kin move from survivance to thrivance and futurity.
Campus community only, please.
This is an in-person event that will also be streamed live
Award-winning author Jennine Capó Crucet will read from her novel Make Your Home Among Strangers. Q&A and book signing to follow.
A Matthew Vassar Lecture, panel discussion, and workshops by syndicated Black cartoonist and children’s book illustrator Jerry Craft, who will discuss his graphic novel New Kid—and how the text has been weaponized and banned from some libraries and classrooms across the country.
Opening Reception: Sunday, March 5, 2:00 p.m. Sponsored by the College’s Department of Education, this show highlights young children’s interest in the visual arts and encourages their use of the arts to express themselves.
A lecture by Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Associate Professor of English Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.
A Matthew Vassar Lecture by syndicated Black cartoonist and children’s book illustrator Jerry Craft, who will discuss his graphic novel New Kid—and how the text has recently been weaponized as a political pawn, banned from some libraries and classrooms across the country.
The author and New School professor will discuss her ground-breaking new book, Reckoning, which analyzes the emergence of the Movement for Black Lives, its organizational structure and culture, and its strategies and tactics.