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Oct
12
Sat
Encounters | The Black Church and Social Justice
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Encounters | The Black Church and Social Justice @ Old State House

Mediated discussions focus on the Faith/Talcott Congregational Church in Hartford and the Amistad trials of 1839-41. Short readings will be posted in advance. This event takes place at the Old State House, 800 Main Street, Hartford. Free.

Nov
6
Wed
Artist Panel moderated by Kimberly Drew
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm

 

Radcliffe Bailey, Shinique Smith, Carl Joe Williams

5pm: Reception
6pm: Discussion

Artists Radcliffe Bailey, Shinique Smith, and Carl Joe Williams discuss how history, nature, music, and spirituality take visual form in their work. Moderated by Kimberly Drew, author of the Tumblr blog “Black Contemporary Art,” as well as the forthcoming book Black Futures which investigates how creativity relates to black cultural identity. Free.

Co-sponsored by the Petrucci Family Foundation.

Nov
9
Sat
Encounters | Afrocosmologies: American Reflections
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Encounters | Afrocosmologies: American Reflections

Explore Afrocosmologies and related themes about african-based religion and practice in the diaspora. Short readings will be posted in advance. Refreshments and lunch provided. Free with RSVP to faculty@wadsworthatheneum.org.