SPECIAL FEATURE FOR UMASS+5C AFRICANA STUDENTS
Feb. 15, 2018 * 6:45pm to 9:45pm
*Preceded by a commentary from Du Bois Dept. Faculty on Black Panther in relations to Re[pair]ations_Representation, AfricanaScienceFiction, & Afrofuturism*
The Du Bois Department is a co-sponsor of an advanced screening with our students the night before the film is released to the general public. We’ve secured the 144-seat theater in Hadley Cinemark for this unique UMass/5 College screening.
- Arrival time is set for 6:45pm, Thursday, February 15th
- Pre-film Discussion led by Demetria & Amilcar Shabazz starts 7:00pm
- Show time is at 7:30pm
- Transportation on own [We encourage students to go with peers using the B43 PVTA bus]
- Partners (7): Harambee (DRC), Student Bridges, African Student Association (ASA), Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated (AKA), The W.E.B. Du Bois Department, Soul TV, and AALANAI Honors Society
Teaching our Spring 2018 courses “Black 70s Film Representations” and “African American Television Studies.” Also, last fall, she taught “Digital Video Production & Research in the Black Community.
Du Bois Professor, AfroAm Dept. Chair, Black Liberation Theoretician, author of Advancing Democracy & more
Priority reservations for AfroAm majors and minors until Feb. 1. Contact Sharon Coney for details.
A PechaKucha Night on the Black Panther movie and phenomena is being planned along with an Africana-STEM syllabus and an episode of the soon to be launched Africana Studies Today.
STAY TUNED! LONG LIVE THE KING!