The History and Politics of Blackface
University of The District of Columbia, Student Ballroom, Level 1 4200 Connecticut Ave,NW; Washington, D.C. 20008, February 26, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.
Featured speakers include the much-regarded Dr. Dwandalyn Reece, Curator of Music and Performing Arts at the Smithsonian Institution of African American History Moderator is Mary Ann French, former Washington Post reporter whose doctoral focus examines slave families in Virginia. The panelists will delve into the history of Black Face, its origins, as well as the contemporary political import of “dehumanizing” symbols.
- 26 February 2019
- 03:00 p.m.
- University of The District of Columbia Student Ballroom Level 1
- 4200 Connecticut Ave, NW
- Washington, D.C.