Du Bois in Our Time Symposium

Event Details

September 28, 2013
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Contact:
Betsey Wolfson
413-545-3672

This symposium accompanies the exhibition Du Bois in Our Time,  a landmark exhibition that focuses on the intersection of art and the major issues of our time, centered on the legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois and the causes he championed. Presentations by, and discussions among, artists and scholars, including 

Dr. Johnetta Cole  

Prof. Shabazz Amilcar (Afro-American Studies, UMass)

Prof. Reiland Rabaka (Africana Studies, Women & Gender Studies, University of Colorado Boulder)

Prof. Susan Jahoda (Art, UMass)

Prof. Bill Strickland (Afro-American Studies, UMass)

Emeritus Prof. Ekueme Michael Thelwell (Afro-American Studies, UMass)

Nelson Stevens (Professor of Art Emeritus)

Prof. Manisha Sinha (Afro-American Studies, UMass)

Prof. Saidiya Hartman (English and Comparative Literature, and Director of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Columbia University) and artists

Prof. Tanya Fernando (English and Comparative Literature, UMass)

Prof. James Campbell (History, Stanford University)

Jefferson Pinder

Tim Rollins

Carrie Mae Weems

Mickalene Thomas

Radcliffe Bailey

Ann Messner

LaToya Ruby Frazier

Mary Evans

Julie Mehretu

Brendan Fernandes