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Kara Walker

Presenting Negro Scenes Drawn Upon My Passage Through the South and Reconfigured for the Benefit of Enlightened Audiences Wherever Such May Be Found, By Myself, Missus K.E.B. Walker, Colored
January 12 – February 23, 1997

Sun, Jan 5, 19975:00 pm


Kara Walker

Location: The University of Illinois Gallery 400
Admission: free
Sun, Jan 12, 19974:00 pm

Opening Reception and Discussion

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
And informal discussion with the artist will be conducted by Hamza Walker during the opening reception, starting at 5:00 pm.
Wed, Jan 15, 199712:00 am

Lecture and Reading

Charles Johnson

Location: The DuSable Museum of African American History
Admission: free
Novelist Charles Johnson will read from and lecture on his work at the DuSable Museum of African American History.
Fri, Jan 31, 19977:00 pm


Suzan-Lori Parks

Location: University of Chicago's University Theatre, Mandel Hall, 4th Floor
Admission: free
Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks will lecture, followed by staged readings by Onyx Theatre Ensemble of two of her plays, The America Play and Pickling.
Mon, Feb 10, 19977:00 pm


Onyx Theatre Ensemble

Location: Court Theatre
Admission: free
Onyx Theatre Ensemble will perform a staged reading of Suzan-Lori Parks' Devotees in the Garden of Love.
Wed, Feb 19, 19976:30 pm

Lecture and Reading

Caryl Phillips

Location: DuSable Museum of African American History
Admission: free
Novelist Caryl Phillips will lecture and read from his works.

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