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Celebrating James Baldwin at the Schomburg Center Tonight!



 Head up to the Schomburg Center tonight for the opening sessions and amazing concert of multi-site conference sponsored by New York University, the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the Brecht Forum, and the Studio Museum of Harlem.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2011, 5:30PM
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture,
Langston Hughes Auditorium, NYPL
515 Malcolm X Boulevard (@135th Street), NY, NY
Opening Reception: 5:30pm-6:15pm
Opening Plenary Roundtable: 6:30pm-8:15pm
James Baldwin‟s Global Imagination
Herb Boyd, Baldwin Biographer; Aisha Karefa-Smart, Niece of James Baldwin; Randall Keenan, author, ed., James Baldwin-The Cross of Redemption: Uncollected Writings; David Leeming, Baldwin Biographer; and Hortense J. Spillers, Vanderbilt University. Moderator: D. Quentin Miller, Suffolk University, Boston.


 Concert: 9:00pm-10:30pm
“‟Come out the Wilderness‟: The Lyric Seduction of James Baldwin”, Admission: $25
Featuring, Rashidah Ismaili AbuBakr, Courtney Bryant, Marc Carey, Latasha N., Nevada Diggs, Tamar Kali, Moely, Somi and Imani Uzuri.


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