Safe Return: Spring semester begins Monday, January 25, with a mix of in-person instruction and expanded online classes. Research continues in a hybrid model. Visit Safe Return to Campus for more.
The Cheuse Center and the Middle East Institute's Arts and Culture Center are pleased to mark the 10th anniversary of the Arab Spring with a series of monthly talks with leading writers from the region. Ten Years After the Arab Spring, which launches this December, will feature the voices of award-winning writers from Arab Spring countries reflecting on the past ten years through the lens of their writings and personal experiences.
Monday, October 26, 2020 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
From 1968 to 1973, the public television variety show SOUL!, guided by the enigmatic producer and host Ellis Haizlip, offered an unfiltered, uncompromising celebration of Black literature, poetry, music, and politics. With participants’ recollections and a bevy of great archival clips, Mr. SOUL! captures a critical moment in culture whose impact continues to resonate.
Monday, October 19, 2020 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Black Memorabilia explores the world of racist material, both antique and newly produced, that propagate demeaning representations of African Americans. Chico Colvard teaches race, law and media-related courses in Boston.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Pier Kids interrogates the meaning of community within at-risk LGBT teens of colour who congregate around Christopher Street Pier in New York City. Elegance Bratton was one of Indiewire’s 25 LBGT faces to watch in 2019, Host Effie Brown is a producer, known for Real Women Have Curves and Dear White People.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA World Cup champion Abby Wambach’s new book, Wolfpack: How To Come Together, Unleash Change, and Change the Game, centers around taking strength back into the hands of women everywhere. Join Wambach and Mason President Gregory Washington.