Hortense Spillers – Shades of Intimacy: Women in the Time of Revolution

Full length lecture.

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africana, gender, history, race, violence

In the Wake: A Salon in Honor of Christina Sharpe

Christina Sharpe in conversation with Hazel Carby, Kaiama Glover, Saidiya Hartman, Arthur Jafa, and Alex Weheliye.

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africana, gender, history, queer, race, violence, writing

Dreams are Colder than Death: Screening & Talk with Arthur Jafa

Featuring Arthur Jafa, Christina Sharpe, Reina Gossett, and Tavia Nyong'o.

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africana, Arthur Jafa, arts, Black cinema, film, gender, race

James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall
Sep 16, 2016 | 10:30AM

When Sugar Hill Was Sweet: A Centennial Celebration of 409 & 555 Edgecombe Avenue

Multiple speakers

A Centennial Celebration of 409 and 555 Edgecombe Avenue A Day of Performances and Panel Discussions at Barnard College 10:30 AM – 6:30 PM PANEL: Of the Cloth: Theologians, Ministers, and Christian Capitalists Speakers: William Seraile, Ph.D., Reverend LaKeesha Walrond, Ph.D. From Daddy Grace’s enormous property holdings, including ownership of 555 Edgecombe Avenue, to the […]

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africana, Edgecombe Avenue, Harlem, Harlem Semester, Sugar Hill

Gloria Joseph and Naomi Jackson: Caribbean Feminisms on the Page

A conversation with Gloria Joseph and Naomi Jackson. Moderated by Kaiama L. Glover.

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africana, arts, gender, literature, queer, race, writing

Sustaining Harlem: Art, Community Activism and Black Women’s Leadership

Panel discussion featuring Patricia Cruz, Thelma Golden, Virginia Johnson and Sade Lythcott, moderated by Tina Campt at The Scholar & Feminist 41: Sustainabilities.

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africana, Harlem, Patricia Cruz, Sade Lythcott, Thelma Golden, Virginia Johnson

Held Auditorium, 304 Barnard Hall, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Jan 29, 2016 | 6:00PM

FILM SCREENING: I Remember Harlem: Parts I and II

Juanita Howard

As the opening event to its Harlem Semester Initiative, Barnard’s Africana Studies department will screen filmmaker and Harlem legend Bill Miles’ celebrated film “I Remember Harlem, Parts I and II” with producer Junaita Howard on Friday, January 29th at 6pm. A Harlem resident his entire life, Miles grew up on 126th Street, behind the Apollo […]

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Reid Hall, Paris, France
Mar 17, 2016 | 5:00PM

Caribbean Feminisms on the Page III: In Paris

Maryse Condé and Fabienne Kanor

ABOUT THE EVENT Taking place during Barnard’s 2016 Global Symposium in Paris, this conversation will feature esteemed writer and former Columbia University faculty member Maryse Condé and renowned contemporary Franco-Martinican novelist and filmmaker Fabienne Kanor. Speaking on a rich tradition of artists and writers moving between the French-speaking Caribbean and France, these writers will discuss […]

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africana, Caribbean, literature, transnational, writing

Event Oval, The Diana Center
Mar 24, 2016 | 6:00PM

Caribbean Feminisms on the Page IV

Gloria Joseph and Naomi Jackson

ABOUT THE EVENT This literary series pairs established writers with emerging novelists to discuss their work, their engagements with the Caribbean and its diaspora, and their experiences as women writing in and about the region. In this event, distinguished writer Gloria Joseph and debut novelist Naomi Jackson are in conversation, discussing their recent publications. Joseph […]

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africana, gender, literature, transnational, writing

Event Oval, The Diana Center
Feb 11, 2016 | 6:00PM

Black Light: Tom Lloyd, Lorraine O’Grady, and the Effect of Art Historical Disappearance

Krista Thompson

ABOUT THE EVENT Tom Lloyd was a black artist among the first wave working with light and electronic technologies in the 1960s. His early centrality in the mainstream 1960s New York art world is belied by the bare archival and material traces that remain of his work. Taking a cue from performance artist Lorraine O’Grady’s […]

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africana, arts, black feminism, gender, history

Edwidge Danticat and Victoria Brown: Caribbean Feminisms on the Page

Readings and conversation with Edwidge Danticat and Victoria Brown. Moderated by Kaiama L. Glover.

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africana, gender, literature, race, transnational