BAI 2015 – 2016 Calendar of Events

The Black Arts Initiative (BAI) at Northwestern University announces its 2015-2016 Calendar of Events!! (View a chronological listing of events here).

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BROWN BAG FRIDAYS WORKS-IN-PROGRESS SERIES
This series will feature Northwestern faculty who are in the early stages of a new research project. Each faculty member will present a short presentation on her or his work-in-progress. The brown bags will occur once a quarter. Lunch will be provided.

AYMAR JEAN CHRISTIAN
Friday, October 23, 2015, 12pm, The Hagstrum Room
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NITASHA SHARMA
Friday, January 29, 2016, 12pm, Room TBA
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SHAUNDRA MYERS
Friday, April 1, 2016, 12pm, Room TBA
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BLACK ARTS IN THE CITY
We will continue with our appreciation of black artistic production in the city, including theater, dance, film, music, and performance. All seats will be reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.

GEM OF THE OCEAN
Thursday, October 1, 2015, 7:30pm, The Court Theatre

 

URBAN BUSH WOMEN
Thursday, February 18, 2016, 7:30pm, The Dance Center at Columbia College Chicago

 

CARLYLE
Thursday, April 21, 2016, 7:30pm, Goodman Theatre

 

BAI LECTURE SERIES
This series will feature black poets, artists, and scholars performing selections from their work.

 

JERICHO BROWN
Monday, November 9, 2015, 5pm, Krause Studio in Annie May Swift Hall
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GUTHRIE RAMSEY
Monday, February 8, 2016, 5pm, Performance Hall 2122
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NADINE GEORGE-GRAVES (BAI/Mellon Dance Studies Lecture)
Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 5pm, Room TBA
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JONI L. JONES/OMI OSUN OLOMO (BAI/Department of Performance Studies Lecture)
Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 5pm, Room TBA
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