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Update: Due to COVID-19, the keynote with Dr. Robert Bellinger has been postponed. More information is available here. In the meantime, do feel free to take a look at our related resources and reading.
400 Years Closing Keynote Speaker: Robert Bellinger
Location: U-Hall Amphitheatre (2-150)
Fall 2019 Events:
White Privilege Symposium
The symposium will offer keynotes, workshops and performances that are dedicated to understanding racism, its key intersections, how it shows up in our lives, and action that we can take as individuals and as a community.
Date: Friday, October 4 & Saturday, October 5th
Time: Friday 4:30-8pm; Saturday, 8:00am-5pm
Location: Brattle Campus (Registration at Washburn Hall; Workshops at Multiple Locations)
Examining 400 Years
Join us for a moderated conversation on African American history and critical understanding of the legacies of slavery. This conversation is led by Lesley University’s own Dr. Tatiana Cruz and will also feature our two guest speakers from Tufts University, Dr. Kendra Field and Dr. Kerri Greenidge
Date: Monday, November 4 Time: 4:30pm-6:00pm
Location: Washburn Auditorium
This presentation will allow attendees to explore contemporary forms of dance and full body expression influenced by African dance, traditions and forms of expression present throughout the African diaspora.
Sherrill Library | Lesley University, Brattle Campus | 89 Brattle Street - Cambridge, MA 02138 | 617-349-8850
John & Carol Moriarty Library | Lesley University, Porter Campus | 1801 Massachusetts Avenue - Cambridge, MA 02140 | 617-349-8070
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