“Political Resistance & the Arts, Locally & Globally” As part of the “UMass Press Reads @ the Jones Library” series, Jim Smethurst, editor of SOS—Calling All Black People: A Black Arts Reader, will facilitate a conversation at the Jones Library, Amherst, about how the arts have been used in the past to combat fascism, racism, sexism & how those strategies are relevant today. Panelists are Chris Vials, author of Haunted by Hitler: Liberals, the Left, & the Fight against Fascism in the United States; Lorraine Elena Roses, author of Black Bostonians & the Politics of Culture, 1920–1940; & Stephen Clingman, author of Birthmark, A memoir of growing up in South Africa.
UMass Reads @ Jones Library: Political Resistance & the Arts, Locally & Globally
May 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue Name: Jones Library
Organizer Name: The Jones Library
Phone: (413) 259-3090