Left of Black

A Contrarian View of Blackness

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With my St. Aug’s homie Natalie Bullock Brown at the WUNC studios after chatting up next week’s Cosby event with Frank Stasio on ‘The State of Things’.

With my St. Aug’s homie Natalie Bullock Brown at the WUNC studios after chatting up next week’s Cosby event with Frank Stasio on ‘The State of Things’.

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Academics #TeachingFerguson—African & African American Studies at Duke Town Hall  September 1, 2014 @ 7pm
Nelson Music Room (Venue Change)
East Duke Building
Duke University, East Campus
1316 Campus Drive 
Durham, NC 27708
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William “Sandy” Darity, Jr. | Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African & African American Studies and Economics; and Director, Duke Consortium on Social Equality  | @SandyDarity
Angel Harris | Professor of Sociology and African & African American Studies
Karla FC Holloway |  James B. Duke Professor of English and Professor of Law and Professor of Women’s Studies | @ProfHolloway
Wahneema Lubiano | Associate Professor of African & African American Studies and Literature | @Wahneema 
Mark Anthony Neal | Professor of African & African American Studies and Director of the Center for Arts, Digital Culture and Entrepreneurship | @NewBlackMan

Luke Powery | Dean of Duke University Chapel and Associate Professor of the Practice of Homiletics | @LukeAPowery

Academics #TeachingFerguson—African & African American Studies at Duke Town Hall  September 1, 2014 @ 7pm

Nelson Music Room (Venue Change)

East Duke Building

Duke University, East Campus

1316 Campus Drive 

Durham, NC 27708

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William “Sandy” Darity, Jr. | Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African & African American Studies and Economics; and Director, Duke Consortium on Social Equality  | @SandyDarity

Angel Harris | Professor of Sociology and African & African American Studies

Karla FC Holloway |  James B. Duke Professor of English and Professor of Law and Professor of Women’s Studies | @ProfHolloway

Wahneema Lubiano | Associate Professor of African & African American Studies and Literature | @Wahneema 

Mark Anthony Neal | Professor of African & African American Studies and Director of the Center for Arts, Digital Culture and Entrepreneurship | @NewBlackMan

Luke Powery | Dean of Duke University Chapel and Associate Professor of the Practice of Homiletics | @LukeAPowery

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COURSE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Michael Jackson & The Black Performance Archive

Duke University | Fall Semester 2014
Wednesday @ 6:15pm – 8:45pm | White Lecture Hall (107)
Duke East Campus


Instructor:
Mark Anthony Neal, Ph.D. | man9@duke.edu | 919.684.3987
Twitter: @NewBlackMan  


The course posits the Black Performance tradition as a living and breathing archive that helped produce Jackson’s singular creative genius within the realms of music, movement and politics, including the influence of Black vernacular practices like signifying and sampling, the network of Black social spaces known as the Chitlin’ Circuit, the impact of Black migration patterns to urban spaces in the Midwest (like Gary, Chicago and Detroit—all critical to Jackson’s artistic development) and Black performance traditions including Blackface minstrelsy. 
COURSE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Duke University | Fall Semester 2014
Wednesday @ 6:15pm – 8:45pm | White Lecture Hall (107)
Duke East Campus
Instructor:
Mark Anthony Neal, Ph.D. | man9@duke.edu | 919.684.3987
Twitter: @NewBlackMan  
The course posits the Black Performance tradition as a living and breathing archive that helped produce Jackson’s singular creative genius within the realms of music, movement and politics, including the influence of Black vernacular practices like signifying and sampling, the network of Black social spaces known as the Chitlin’ Circuit, the impact of Black migration patterns to urban spaces in the Midwest (like Gary, Chicago and Detroit—all critical to Jackson’s artistic development) and Black performance traditions including Blackface minstrelsy. 

Filed under michael jackson archive Black Performance Mark Anthony Neal Duke University Fall 2014

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Digital Narratives and  the Future of Social Movements: A ‘Left of Black’ Special

What can we expect in the future from young folk fluent in digital culture with regards to political organizing and social movements?

Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal (@NewBlackMan) is joined by:

Sofia Campos, Board Chair or United We Dream (@campoSOFIA)

Phillip Agnew, Executive Director of Dream Defenders (@PhilofDreams_)

Meredith Clarke, Assistant Professor of Journalism, University of North Texas (@meredithclark)

Micah Gilmer, Senior Partner, Frontline Solutions (@Micah_Gilmer) 

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Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center and the Center for Arts, Digital Culture and Entrepreneurship at Duke University.

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