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The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke (2017)

MultiCultural Center Lounge, UCSB 494 UCen Road, Isla Vista, CA, United States

Jeffrey Stewart, Professor of Black Studies at UC Santa Barbara, was awarded the 2018 National Book Award in the nonfiction category for his beautifully written prose in The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke (Oxford University Press, 2017).  Dr. Stewart's award marked the first time since 1984 that a book published by an academic press was bestowed with that honor. This event will celebrate Dr. Stewart's outstanding accomplishment and will include: I. Welcome from the Department of ...

TALK: Embodying the Present Moment/ Master Class Open Practice

MultiCultural Center Lounge, UCSB 494 UCen Road, Isla Vista, CA, United States

Join us for a public discussion of this performance workshop that brings together students, staff, faculty, community artists and activists who work towards social justice in their social and political spheres. The program brings to UCSB the potentialities of Theatrical Jazz for better knowing the people with whom one works, for realizing common goals, imagining programs and outreach, and for personal and community healing in a one-day session geared towards strengthened inter- and intra-university community collaboration.

Sharon Bridgforth is a 2016 Doris Duke Performing Artist, 2016 Creative Capital Artist, New Dramatists alumnae and recipient of funding from The Whitman Institute, MAP Fund and the National Performance Network Commissioning Fund. Her imagined “dat Black Mermaid Man Lady/Home” performance is published in Imagined Theatres: Writing for a Theoretical Stage and her play delta dandi is in solo/black/woman.