- March 15, 2018, 3–5 p.m.
CANCELED: March 15 SeminarFeaturing: Davarian Baldwin
60 West Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60610
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.