Carnegie Mellon University

Center for the Arts in Society

Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences and College of Fine Arts


Blackness, Citizenship, and the Arts

March 22, 2018

Blackness, Citizenship, and the Arts

A Transatlantic Dialogue

Thursday, March 22

5:30pm – 8:30pm
Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA (map)

The event will include:
  • Opening of a photo exhibit “Black, Muslim and French” (5:30-6:30 pm)
  • Screening of the documentary Mariannes Noires: Afropean Mosaics (2016)+ Q/A. (6:30-8:30pm)
  • A "vernissage" of the photo exhibit "Black and Muslim in France" by Mame-Fatou Niang and a screening of "Mariannes Noires" followed by a QA + reception
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Friday March 23

9:00am – 4:30pm

Mellon Institute Auditorium, 4400 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (map)

This event is a one-day symposium with 12 activists, artists and scholars from Pittsburgh and Paris on Race and Citizenship in Europe. (9-4:30pm)

Participating Artists Include: