We Got Next: Conversations with Black Faculty, Artists, and Alumni

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Brightly colored Afrofuturist landscape with a man in a space helmet and arms crossed at left, a disembodied, winged black woman's hand punching in the center, clouds, stars, nebula, and the continent of Africa at right
Stacey Robinson, We Got Next, 2020. Digital collage and illustration. Courtesy of the artist. © Stacey Robinson
Talk
Jul 23, 2020 - 7 pm
Jul 30, 2020 - 7 pm
Aug 6, 2020 - 7 pm
Aug 13, 2020 - 7 pm
Aug 20, 2020 - 7 pm
Virtual event
Co-sponsored by the College of Fine and Applied Arts, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, and Krannert Art Museum

The College of Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Illinois is hosting a five-part series to highlight the work and research of faculty of color relevant to race and equality. Endalyn Taylor, professor in the Department of Dance and dean’s fellow for the college, leads this effort.

Each week, she will engage with faculty members and special guests to share their research and a live discussion of the work’s creation, impact, and relationship to the perpetual pandemic of racism, and the systematic issues brought to the forefront by George Floyd’s murder and other recent events.  

You can participate in the series via Zoom on Thursday evenings from 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Each session will include conversations with special guests including visual arts and theatre, music and dance performances, plus a live discussion streamed from Krannert Art Museum and Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

 

Session 1: July 23, broadcast from Krannert Art Museum

Featuring C. Kemal Nance, faculty in the Department of Dance, and School of Art + Design alumnus Tim Davis

Watch the recording on YouTube
 

Session 2: July 30, broadcast from Krannert Art Museum

Featuring faculty in School of Music Joyce McCall and School of Art + Design faculty Stacey Robinson

Watch the recording on YouTube
 

Session 3: August 6, broadcast from Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Featuring Rebecca Ginsburg, Department of Landscape Architecture, Rochelle Sennet from the School of Music, and James Lee III—guest collaborator

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Session 4: August 13, broadcast from Krannert Art Museum

Featuring Patrick Earl Hammie, School of Art and Design

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Session 5: August 20, broadcast from Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Featuring Lisa Gaye Dixon, Department of Theatre, and Lou Turner, Department of Urban and Regional Planning

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