Detroit: Movement City
Symposium and Grace Lee Boggs Film Premiere
A Scholar/Activist Exchange on Urban Struggle & Community Building.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Noon - Welcome by Students in AAS 495 "Black Radical Detroit"
12:30 - Messages from the Grassroots Screening of We Are Not Ghosts followed by conversation with Julia Putnam, Kim Sherobbi, Myrtle Thompson-Curtis, and Elizabeth James (moderator)
2:30 - Conversation on the Future of Black Radicalism Ron Scott, Michael Dawson & Scott Kurashige (moderator)
4:00 - Conversation on Resistance and Revolution Grace Lee Boggs, Robin D.G. Kelley & Stephen Ward (moderator)
5:15 - Break for dinner (not provided)
6:00 - Ann Arbor Premiere of "American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs" Followed by Q&A with the film director Grace Lee
Sponsored by: the Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Program, the Department of American Culture, the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, Residential College/Semester in Detroit, and Arts in Citizenship, The Institute for the Humanities, Rackham Dean's Strategic Fund