Spring 2022 Public Programs

By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity
December 20, 2021
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

See our Spring 2022 schedule of events. Also, if you missed past programs such as the 10th Annual Black Comic Book Festival or our Black Feminists Series, those programs—and more—are available to view online.

Upcoming

Films of Black Struggle: Conversations in Black Freedom Studies
Thursday, June 2 | 6:30 PM | Online
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Past Programs

Racism and Resistance in the Post Civil Rights Era (CBFS)
Thursday, May 5 | Watch on YouTube

On the left side, there is a picture of poet Quincy Troupe from the waist up. There are the words Duende: Poems 1966-Now in white lettering.
Schomburg Center programming in April included a conversation with poet, author, and scholar Quincy Troupe

Slavery, Capitalism, and Empire
Thursday, April 7 | Watch on Livestream

Between the Lines: Duende: Poems, 1966-Now by Quincy Troupe
Thursday, April 14 | 6:30 PM |Watch on Livestream

On a tan background, there is a horn and flowers. On the left-hand side of the image in a purple circle, the words 30th Anniversary, Schomburg Center, Women’s Jazz Festival, March 7, 8, 14 and 21, 2022. Left to right: Endea Owens, Laurin Talese, Renée Neufville, and Alicia Waller.

Learn the origins story of the Schomburg Center's Women's Jazz Festival in a March 8 conversation on their Livestream channel. Photo of Brandee Younger by Erin Patrice O'Brien.  Photo of Toshi Reagon by Flora Hanitijo

Black Power Revisited
Thursday, March 3 | Watch on YouTube

Women's Jazz Festival @ 30: Curators Salon
Curators Salon with Women's Jazz Festival founder Melba Joyce and past festival curators Toshi Reagon, Aja Burrell Wood, Brandee Younger, and moderator Robin Bell-Stevens, Jazzmobile Inc.
Tuesday, March 8 | Watch on Livestream

Black Feminists Futures Series: Planting for the Future
Wednesday, March 9 | Watch on Livestream

2021 Harriet Tubman Prize Presentation and Program
Vincent Brown's Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War
Thursday, March 10 | Watch on Livestream

Ibram X. Kendi and Loveis Wise: A New Collaboration
Wednesday, March 23 | Watch on Livestream

Black Feminists Futures Series: Black Women Organizing for the Future
Thursday, March 24 | Watch on Livestream

An illustration of a Black female and Black male in profile facing opposite directions against a dark brown background.  In the center is an African mask. The illustration uses the colors dark brown, teal, yellow, and gold.

The Center's Black Feminist Futures series features programs highlighting the relationship between Afrofuturism and Black feminism.  Artwork: John Jennings

Black History Month Series: Conversations In Black Freedom Studies:  Black New York
Thursday, February 3 | Watch on Livestream

Black History Month Series: Been Seen: The Photography of Zora J. Murff
Monday, February 7 | Watch on Livestream

Black History Month Series: Between the Lines: And the Category Is... by Ricky Tucker
Tuesday, February 15 | Watch on Livestream

Black Feminists Futures Series: Black Women and Theories of the Future
Saturday, February 19 | Watch on Livestream

Black History Month Series: Films at the Schomburg: Bigger than Africa
Thursday, February 24 | Watch talk back on Livestream

Black Comic Book Festival 2022 graphic. A young girl is riding a dinosaur and holding a tote back with the Black Comic Book Festival logo. Two children are reading comic books. In the background, a young girl is waving from inside a purple tree. There is

Artwork: Micheline Hess

10th Annual Black Comic Book Festival
Watch on Livestream 

The Authentic Self: Black Body & Identity Now!
Thursday, January 20 | Watch on Livestream

NYPL Service Update on Policies & Procedures

Conversations in Black Freedom Studies is supported by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center. Additional support provided by Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation.

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