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Detroit: Movement City Symposium

Friday, October 25, 2013
4:00 AM
Rackham Ampitheatre

Detroit: Movement City Symposium

Join us for a day of arts, activism, and revolution!

Noon - Welcome and Student Presentations
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)
6:00 - Ann Arbor Premiere of American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs
Followed by Q&A with the film director Grace Lee
A Scholar/Activist Exchange on Urban Struggle & Community Building.

Free and open to the public.Sponsored by: the Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Program (housed in the Department of American Culture), the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, Residential College/Semester in Detroit, and Arts in Citizenship