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Film: 'Talking Black in America'

Event Details

February 5, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center

Room: N151

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission

Linguistics scholar Walt Wolfram will be screening "Talking Black in America," a new documentary from the Language and Life Project at North Carolina State.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with Wolfram.

Wolfram is a distinguished faculty and the director of the North Carolina Language and Life Project, which focuses on research, graduate and undergraduate education, and outreach programs related to language in the American South. NC Language and Life Project works to document and celebrate the vast diversity of speech through research, education, and various media, such as DVDs, podcasts and museum exhibits.


The Integrative Learning Center is located in the center of campus, between the campus pond and the Campus Center.

Event Category

Diversity Journalism