Feb
26
Mon
5:00 pm SouthTalks: The Warehouses @ Barnard Observatory
SouthTalks: The Warehouses @ Barnard Observatory
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
NEW DATE! The Warehouses Ivette Spradlin Ivette Spradlin is a Cuban American artist whose work centers on the emotional aspects of transition, adaptation, and communal ties. She holds an MFA from Tyler School of Art at Temple University and a BFA from the University of Georgia. Since the 1990s she has photographed and recorded the
Mar
2
Sat
4:00 pm SouthTalks: Our Turn @ Barnard Observatory
SouthTalks: Our Turn @ Barnard Observatory
Mar 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Our Turn Daniela Griffin, Princeton James, and Zaire Love Our Turn is more than an exhibition; it is a powerful declaration of reclamation. Daniela Griffin, Princeton James, and Zaire Love, three Black southern artists, are returning to the campus where they once walked as students all set to make their mark with unapologetic creativity. The
Mar
6
Wed
12:00 pm SouthTalks: Unearthing Black Mid... @ Barnard Observatory
SouthTalks: Unearthing Black Mid... @ Barnard Observatory
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Linda Janet Holmes, former director of the New Jersey Health Department Office of Minority and Multicultural Health, began recording interviews with traditional African American midwives decades ago.   Her most recent book, Safe in a Midwife’s Hands:  Birthing Traditions from Africa to the American South, focuses on the practices of Black midwives whose holistic approaches are essential counterbalances to
Mar
20
Wed
12:00 pm SouthTalks: “Amplifying ‘Another... @ Virtual
SouthTalks: “Amplifying ‘Another... @ Virtual
Mar 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
“Amplifying ‘Anotherness’: Disrupting Dominant Narratives about Appalachia” a Virtual Event with Neema Avashia Both Appalachia and the South are frequently represented as monoliths in mainstream media representations of place and people. But for the folks who live in these regions, we know that they are far from monolithic. That they are home to immigrants, to
Mar
27
Wed
12:00 pm SouthTalks: “‘Ain’t I Pretty?’: ... @ Barnard Observatory Tupelo Room
SouthTalks: “‘Ain’t I Pretty?’: ... @ Barnard Observatory Tupelo Room
Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SouthTalks: “‘Ain’t I Pretty?’: Sweet Daddy Grace and the Sacred Blues of the Badman” @ Barnard Observatory Tupelo Room
“‘Ain’t I Pretty?’: Sweet Daddy Grace and the Sacred Blues of the Badman” Xavier Sivels From the summer of 1926 until his death in 1959, Charles Manuel Grace made a name for himself as the faith-healing leader of the United House of Prayer for All People (UHOP). Establishing widespread support for his ministry in working-class
Apr
9
Tue
5:00 pm SouthTalks: After Sherman @ Overby Center Auditorium
SouthTalks: After Sherman @ Overby Center Auditorium
Apr 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
After Sherman Jon-Sesrie Goff Returning to the coastal South Carolina land that his family purchased after Emancipation, filmmaker Jon-Sesrie Goff desired to explore his Gullah/Geechee roots, a journey that transformed into a poetic investigation of Black inheritance, trauma, and generational wisdom amid the violent tensions that define America’s collective history. Jon-Sesrie Goff is a multidisciplinary