presents 

Dancing in Blackness, A Memoir
HALIFU OSUMARE
 
in conversation with
NTOZAKE SHANGE
 

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Refreshments 2:30 PM
Program 3:00 p.m.
Roosevelt House 

 

Dancer and choreographer Halifu Osumare presents Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir with Ntozake Shange, who will read from Wild Beauty: New and Selected Poems. The event is part of the PhenomenalWomen@RH Series, and co-sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies Department, English Department, Dance Department, and Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College; IRCPL at Columbia University, and Shakespeare & Co. 

 

About PhenomenalWomen@RH

PhenomenalWomen@RH is a new series bringing the voices, insights, and experiences of girls and women whose local, national and global activism, creativity, scholarship, and perspectives engage, provoke, and inspire innovative paths to social justice and public policy. PhenomenalWomen@RH is based at Roosevelt House and is co-sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies Department at Hunter College. 

 
 
Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College
47-49 East 65th Street (between Park and Madison Avenues)
New York City

 

 
 
 
 
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Thursday May 17
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join us for a conversation between Dr. Halifu Osumare, author of Dancing in Blackness, A Memoir, and her lifelong friend and renowned author, Ntozake Shange. The program will include readings from Dancing in Blackness and Osumare reflecting on a lifetime of Black dance performance.
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