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UC Libraries Presents 'Uncovering Black History through Arts and Education'


The Feb. 8 Langsam Library event will feature a lecture by Littisha Bates, an associate professor of sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences, on the sociology of black families. An exhibit running Feb. 6 through March 30 on the library's fifth floor features the works of black writers, poets, educators and musicians.

Date: 1/23/2017 12:00:00 AM
By: Melissa Norris
Phone: (513) 556-1558

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Join the University of Cincinnati Libraries for “Uncovering Black History through Arts and Education,” set for 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8, on the fourth floor of Langsam Library in the Digital Commons Space.

At the event, which is free and open to all, Littisha Bates, associate professor of sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences, will speak about sociology of black families. Other activities will include painting, trivia and cultural food favorites.

In coordination with the event, check out the exhibit on the 5th floor of Langsam Library featuring black writers, poets, educators and musicians. Featured in the exhibit are Rita Dove, Phillis Wheatley, Derrick Bell, Katherine Johnson, Muddy Waters and Tammi Terrell among others. The exhibit will be available Feb.  6 through March 30. A bibliography of related resources found in UC Libraries is located at the exhibit.

The “Uncovering Black History through Arts and Education” exhibit was curated by Meshia Anderson, acquisitions specialist in UC Libraries, and designed by Jessica Burhans, communications co-op design student from the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning.