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The Department of Communication and Media offers many kinds of events, most free and open to the public. We organize and sponsor numerous lectures, workshops and conferences over the course of the academic year. Our programming covers a wide range of topics and features presenters from diverse disciplines and is designed to foster an understanding of the mass media and emerging media.


Black Art, Politics and Visibility: “Printed” Challenges for the Black Community in Brazil and the US in Times of Totalitarianism

Luciane Ramos Silva & Nabor Jr - Editors, O Menelick 2Ato
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
4:00-6:00 PM
2435 North Quad Map
This event is part of the O Menelick 2Ato: Art, Culture and Society From the Perspective of Contemporary Brazilian Black Press series.

Luciane Ramos Silva and Nabor Jr, editors of the Afro-Brazilian magazine O Menelick 2Ato, will discuss historical and current relations between Brazilian and American black presses. By discussing the dominant aesthetic and poetic regimes of representation, Luciane and Nabor will propose the black arts as a fundamental channel of critical engagement in contexts of social and political cleavage.

Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.

Co-sponsors: Romance Languages and Literatures Department, UM Hatcher Graduate Library, UM Library Mini Grant, Women’s Studies, Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG), Language Resource Center (LRC), Department of History, African Studies Center, Center for Latin-American and Caribbean Studies – Brazil Initiative, Department of Communication and Media, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies.
Building: North Quad
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: African American, Art, Black America, Central America, Contemporary, Culture, Global, History, Humanities, Journalism, Language, Latin America, Lecture, Library, Literature, Poetry, Politics, Romance Languages And Literatures, Social, Women's Studies
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Romance Languages & Literatures, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Department for Afroamerican and African Studies, University Library, Women's Studies Department, African Studies Center, Language Resource Center, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Department of History, Communication and Media

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