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CAUSE Speakers Series: Dr. Stephanie Batiste
Feb 21, 2014
The Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy (CAUSE) presents award-winning author and former CMU faculty member Stephanie Batiste. In her talk, "Dark Reflections of Power: Black Performance Culture and the End of Subversion," Batiste will challenge the notion that 20th century African-American artists, musicians, writers and other cultural producers were resistant to racial and national oppression. She will argue that they were complicit with the United States' segregated and imperialistic power.
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