WHO: Tim Wise, author of “Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and Denial in the Age of Obama”
WHEN: Jan. 26, 2011, 5:30 p.m.
Arts & Humanities
Tim Wise, Author of “Between Barack and a Hard Place,” to Speak at Penn’s King Lecture in Social Justice
Anthea Butler of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the decreased sense of community in the “black church.”
Sharon Ash of the School of Arts and Sciences says, “Migration patterns are changing things everywhere” in the South.
The Institute of Contemporary Art is featured for the new exhibit “Inhabiting Geometry.”
Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses a version of “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” that replaces a racial slur with “slave.”
PHILADELPHIA — “Post-Mao Dreaming: Chinese Contemporary Art” opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on Jan. 22.
Featuring 30 prints, drawings, photographs and paintings, this traveling exhibition organized by the Smith College Museum of Art offers a glimpse into the post-Cultural Revolution era in China, following Mao Zedong’s death. It was the time when Chinese artists began to shrug off the restrictions established under Maoist Communism (1949-1979) and reclaim their individuality.