- “It Seems Like Blessings Keep Falling on My Lap”: The Cultural Politics of American Religion and Popular Music
- When: October 25, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
- Where: Torch Club, 18 Waverly Place
- Summary: Lecture by Joseff Sorett (Columbia University). An exploration of influences and exchanges among gospel, hip hop, and praise and worship music by a diverse range of artists to understand the interplay between religion, race, media, masculinity and the market.
- THE PRISON IN 12 LANDSCAPES
- When: November 15, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
- Where: 721 Broadway, 6th Floor, Michelson Theater
- Summary: A meditation on mass incarceration in the USA, when more people are imprisoned than at any other time in history, reveals the impact of the confinement industry hiding in plain sight. Post-screening discussion with filmmaker Brett Story and Angela Zito (NYU).
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A conversation about how religion, race, gender, and sexuality intersect in the battle to resist state violence.
Introductions by Richard Allen, Angela Zito & Zhang Zhen