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All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.


5 events found.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
6:30 p.m.Building A Vibrant Black LGBT Community: Using Kwanzaa Principles Every Day
The Nguzo Saba, Seven Principles of Kwanzaa, reflect important principles of community development and sustainability. LGBTSGL people of African Descent face significant challenges to our health, wellbeing and prosperity. As people who are marginalized in society along multiple lines (e.g., ethnicity, sexuality, and gender), we are disproportionately affected by structural violence, inequality, and community vulnerabilities. But our location in Black communities positions us well to generate so…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
6:30 p.m.Talks at the Schomburg: Slavery, Universities, Inner Cities
The Schomburg Center’s Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery presents this installment of Talks at the Schomburg with scholars and historians Craig Wilder and Davarian L. Baldwin. They will discuss the role of slavery in the building and functioning of many of the country’s most revered colleges and universities; and how, today, some institutions of higher learning are transforming urban America by continually expanding their real estate holdings, spearheading gentr…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, December 11, 2014
6:30 p.m.Visually Speaking: Who You Callin' A Paparazzi?
Few professions offer the glitz and implied glamour as covering a red carpet, a film premiere, a celebrity endorsed product launch or party. You may ask just what would make a Photographer strive to document this scene or what goes into processes of securing assignments and then publishing images in the digital age? Enter the world of the Entertainment News Photographer and join industry leading Photographers Rowena Husbands, Johnny Nunez, and Bennett Raglin as they share their intimate insig…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Monday, December 15, 2014
6:30 p.m.Language & Culture: A Conversation and Interactive Installation
Pratt’s Communication Design student Eduardo Palma will showcase his interactive installation, a bilingual mural representing the dichotomy of rich and poor societies. His presentation will be followed by a conversation about the ways in which language and culture shape each other. Guest speakers joining Eduardo include Pratt professor, Ellery Washington, and visual artist, Shantell Martin, with moderation by journalist, Maria Hinojosa. This program is presented by Pratt Institute and the Scho…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
2 p.m.Canceled
Before 5: Jann Parker and James Weidman
Before 5 is a popular program series of mid-day events featuring writers and artists in a range of programs such as talks, workshops and live performances. FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED For all free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, American Negro TheatreAdults