ARTS & POLITICS: SOUL OF A NATION SYMPOSIUM
Department: Visual StudiesDate and Time: March 23, 2019 - March 24, 2019 | 8:00 AM-8:00 AM
Event Location: Exhibition: The Broad Symposium: Aratani Theatre March 23, 2019
On Soul of a Nation's opening day, The Broad will present a day of enriching conversations, artist talks and poetry, organized by UC Irvine professors Bridget R. Cooks (associate professor, Department of African American Studies and Art History, PhD program in Visual Studies) and Frank B. Wilderson III (professor and chair of African American Studies, UC Irvine). The event will include compelling conversations between artists featured in the exhibition, such as artists Jae and Wadsworth Jarrell and Gerald Williams with Vida L. Brown (visual arts curator, California African American Museum), among others, as well as renowned art historians and curators like Thelma Golden (director and chief curator, The Studio Museum), Phyllis J. Jackson (associate professor, art history, Pomona College), Kellie Jones (professor, art history and archaeology and the Institute for Research in African American Studies, Columbia University), and Naima J. Keith (deputy director and chief curator, California African American Museum).