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

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O Menelick 2Ato: Art, Culture and Society From the Perspective of Contemporary Brazilian Black Press series
Speaker: 
Luciane Ramos Silva and Nabor Jr, editors of the Afro-Brazilian magazine O Menelick 2Ato
Event Date: 
February 25, 2020
Event Time: 
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
2435 North Quad
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. 

For more info contact Marisol Fila - mafila@umich.edu