Detroit: Movement City Symposium


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  • Host Department: Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS)
  • Date: 10/25/2013
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

  • Location: Rackham Ampitheatre

  • Description:

    Detroit: Movement City Symposium

    Join us for a day of arts, activism, and revolution!

    Noon - Welcome and Student Presentations
    12:30 - Messages from the Grassroots
    Screening of We Are Not Ghosts followed by conversation with Julia Putnam, Kim Sherobbi, Myrtle Thompson-Curtis, and Elizabeth James (moderator)
    2:30 - Conversation on the Future of Black Radicalism
    Ron Scott, Michael Dawson & Scott Kurashige (moderator)
    4:00 - Conversation on Resistance and Revolution
    Grace Lee Boggs, Robin D.G. Kelley & Stephen Ward (moderator)
    6:00 - Ann Arbor Premiere of American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs
    Followed by Q&A with the film director Grace Lee
    A Scholar/Activist Exchange on Urban Struggle & Community Building.

    Free and open to the public.Sponsored by: the Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Program (housed in the Department of American Culture), the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, Residential College/Semester in Detroit, and Arts in Citizenship