“Our Umbra Search: Bringing Black History Out of the Shadows”

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 7:00pm

Since early November 2015, artists Erin Sharkey and Junauda Petrus, co­founders of the collective Free Black Dirt, have been exploring the archives of the Givens Collection of African American Literature at the University of Minnesota as artists in residence with the Coffee House
Press In The Stacks program.

On February 18th at 7:00 pm, Sharkey and Petrus will present an interactive and dynamic recap of their findings and learnings. Their presentation will be followed by a panel conversation featuring curator Cecily Marcus, Tana Hargest, Executive Director of the Givens Foundation for African American Literature, and Jay Peterson of Coffee House Press.

Venue Information

Elmer L. Andersen Library Room 120--University of Minnesota
222 21st Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Ticketing Information

Price Range: 
Free and open to the public