Detroit: Movement City

Symposium and Grace Lee Boggs Film Premiere

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A Scholar/Activist Exchange on Urban Struggle & Community Building.

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
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