Morning Activity Meet outside Cafe Lateral at 10 AM. We will then walk to the Arc de Triomphe and conduct an onsite analysis of this memorial with fascinating and hidden commemorations to Africans, Haitians, and African Americans who participated in French warfare. At 11AM we will visit 92 Ave des Champs-Elysées (Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson’s former… MORE
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You will collaboratively research and build an interactive Paris walking tour for international tourists and study abroad students like yourselves who are interested in exploring the cultural life of African and African Americans in Paris, France. This year’s theme will be “Black Americans Out West and in Paris.” Preliminary Requirements Your tour should be realistic:… MORE
This course on Paris Noir examines (and then requires students to digitally archive) the artistic and institutional representations of the forced and elective migration of African American life, freedom fighters, artists, and intellectuals in Paris from slavery to Beyoncé and Barack Obama.
The Society for American Music invites written papers related to the seminar topic “American Music and the Construction of Race: American Revolution to the Civil War ” co-organized by Rhae Lynn Barnes and Glenda Goodman for its 45th Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, to be held 20–24 March 2019. All proposals must be submitted via the… MORE