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Below are the first impressions students enrolled in “Sojourners: Black Popular Culture in Paris” at the University of Southern California wrote during their first night in Paris, France after our welcome dinner in Montmartre. “Arriving in Paris I was surprised by the land. The land has been so greatly impacted by the influence of man… MORE
As members of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS) we are organizing two panels for the AAIHS 4th Annual Conference to be held at the University of Michigan, March 22-23, 2019. The theme is “Black Internationalism: Then & Now.” To apply to these panels, please send a 250 word abstract of your paper, your paper title, name,… MORE
Morning Activity: 10 A.M. Meet outside Shakespeare & Co. Book Store near site of printing of Thomas Paine’s revolutionary treatise Common Sense. Here, we will have a class discussion about our course readings (below). We will then take a walk to Café Procope at 13 Rue de l’Ancienne Comédie, 75006. Small group activity: In your small groups,… MORE