• March 15, 2018, 3–5 p.m.

CANCELED: March 15 Seminar

Featuring: Davarian Baldwin

Newberry Library

60 West Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60610

Publicité; présenté par A.M. Cassandre [pseudonym]. Advertising poster. Paris : Charles Moreau, 1929. Newberry Library. Call No. Wing folio ZA 3 .15

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELED. We hope to reschedule it later.

New Negro Modernism: Commodity Racism, Race Consumption, and the Making of a Black Commercial Aesthetic in Interwar Chicago

Davarian Baldwin, Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of American Studies at Trinity College, presents the commercial artistic biography of Charles Dawson to explore the rarely acknowledged role of graphic design as part of the modern race consciousness produced within Chicago’s larger New Negro movement. Brad Hunt, Vice President for Research and Academic Programs at the Newberry, moderates.

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