Topic: Black diaspora

Free Public Lecture Series on Art in the Black Diaspora

Sept. 26, 2008

Event: The Lectures on Art in the Black Diaspora series brings contemporary artists and scholars to The University of Texas at Austin to give free, public lectures focusing on how African American art of the black diaspora addresses larger human and artistic ideas. This series will run from September through November with presentations by: cultural critic and author Kobena Mercer, photographer Renee Cox and painter Beverly McIver. Mercer will be the first lecturer in this series. His lecture is titled "What Difference Does Diaspora Make? Art History After Globalization."

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