Performing Black Masculinities: Where, How and for Whom? A Conversation with Cynthia Oliver, Raquel Monroe, Roger Bonair-Agard, Arif Smith, Dometi Pongo; Moderated by Ayinde Jean-Baptiste

10/30/2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Logan Center, Performance Hall

In this public conversation artists, activists and scholars will present their work, offer up personal experiences, and discuss places of intersection as they collectively address notions of black masculinity. The panel will examine the ways black masculinities are activated across geography, generation and nationality, its relevance to sexualities, community, individuals and personhood.

The panelists include Professor and COCo. Dance Theatre Artistic Director Dr. Cynthia Oliver, Professor Raquel Monroe, Artist Roger Bonair-Agard, Artist Arif Smith and Media Personality Dometi Pongo. The session will be moderated by Activist Ayinde Jean-Baptiste.

Presented by the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts Dept. of Community Arts Engagement, the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, and the UChicago Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture.

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