Film Screenings: African American Religion & Film
April 7—April 8, 2019
UMass Amherst Campus
Screenings in the Old Chapel of three films that will be introduced and discussed by Dr. Judith Weisenfeld, author of Hollywood Be Thy Name: African American Relgion in American Film, 1929-1949 (2007), followed by a public lecture on her award winning book, New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity During the Great Migration (2016).
Sunday, April 7th
12:00 pm - King Vidor's Hallelujah (1929)
03:00 pm - Daughters of the Dust (1991)
Monday, April 8th
04:00 pm - A public lecture by Dr. Judith Weisenfeld on her award winning book, New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity During the Great Migration (2016), co-sponsored by the UMass Amherst History Department.
This event is co-sponsored by: the W.E.B Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies; the College of Humanities & Fine Arts; the German & Scandinavian Studies Program; the UMass Amherst Graduate School; the Interdisciplinary Studies Institute; the History Department; the Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies; the Department of Judaic & Near Eastern Studies; and the Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies Department.