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Thursday, Mar 31, 2022

Spring 2022 Sciame Lecture Series: Shani Peters and Joseph A. Cuillier

The Black School Project

 

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Online - Zoom meeting

 

Please join us for the new SCIAME Lecture Series, titled Radical Black Space. "The Black School Project" will feature Shani Peters and Joseph A. Cuillier.

Free and open to the public - Register below.

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Series Theme -- Radical Black Space: The Spring 2022 Sciame Lecture series, themed Radical Black Space, brings together architects, preservationists, planners, artists, and historians of color at a precipitous moment. The Movement for Black Lives demands that Americans from all walks of life confront racism and its sordid impact on constructed environments, and understand the rich, vital tradition of Black resistance, innovation, and creativity. Speakers will touch on many questions: How do the places and things made by African Americans disrupt the racial status quo in the United States? How is difference celebrated? How is equity imagined and achieved? What constitutes anti-racist spatial practice? Radical Black Space shows that the Black radical tradition is alive in art and architecture, and that having a handle on Black history is essential to understanding the present and shaping the future. Join us to find revolution in the everyday and to recognize the extraordinary places and objects that Black Americans make and the stories they tell about themselves. Radical Black Space is convened by Marta Gutman and Jerome Haferd.

Sciame Lecture Series with additional funding provided by the Bernard & Anne Spitzer School of Architecture Fund.

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