Panel Discussions


                            

Du Bois and Art in Our Time
A Conversation with artists Mary Evans, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Tim Rollins, and  James Campbell, Professor of US History, Stanford University
Springfield Museums, 2 - 3:30 PM, September 29


 

Color Lines of Education
A Conversation about Du Bois’ Views on Education and the Realities of Educational Opportunities Today for Students of Color. Three educators reflect on the educational and social system in the United States ‒ Chris Tinson, Professor of African American Studies, Hampshire College; Bill Strickland, Professor of Afro-American Studies, UMass Amherst; and Jason G. Irizarry, Director of Urban Education, Associate Professor Department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies, UMass Amherst
Fine Arts Center Lobby, UMass Amherst, 5:00 PM,  November 13

Open Your Eyes
A Conversation on African American Art since Du Bois with James Smethurst, Prof of Afro-American Studies, W.E.B. Du Bois Library Fellow Horace D. Ballard Jr., Ph.D. candidate, Brown University and Kelli Morgan, Ph.D. candidate, UMass Amherst
Funding for this lecture has been made possible by Mass Humanities and the Five College Lecture Fund. 

PAHMUSA, 1500 Main Stree/Tower Square, Springfield, 2:00 PM, November 16         

                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Voices of Protest 

A Conversation about Du Bois and Social Movements of his Time with Barbara Krauthamer, Professor of History, UMass Amherst; Nick Bromell, Professor of American Studies, UMass Amherst; and Preston H. Smith II, Professor of Politics and Chair of Africana Studies, Mount Holyoke College.
Funding for this lecture has been made possible by Mass Humanities and the Five College Lecture Fund. 
Fine Arts Center Lobby, UMass Amherst, 5:00 PM,  November 20               










Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

Art Angels (Community Foundation of Western Mass)

UMass Class of 1961 Artists Residency Program

University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries -- Special Collections and University Archives -- 
W.E. B. Du Bois Collection