Brandon R. Byrd’s talk, “The Problem of Haiti as it Stands Today,” examines the reaction of W.E.B. Du Bois to the occupation of Haiti by U.S. Marines from 1915-1934. Donald Geesling’s talk, “Songs of Black Folk: The Musical Imagination of W.E.B. Du Bois, 1922-1942,” centers on Du Bois’s engagement with black music and musicians from the early 1920s to the early 1940s.

April 9, 2015
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601