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ADOS, XYZ Countries, and (Which) Black Lives Matter
Feb. 3, 2021
4-5:30 p.m.

A National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE) webinar focused on how the current U.S. sociopolitical climate is impacting Black students of diverse ethnicities and nativities as well as Black intra-racial dynamics on campuses.

Culture as Catalyst
Feb. 4, 2021
6–7 p.m.

To celebrate the release of Culture as Catalyst, the volume’s editor, Isolde Brielmaier (former curator-at-large at the Tang) will be in conversation with artists Duron Jackson and Renee Cox. The event is a collaboration between the Tang Museum and NYU, and is presented by the Center for Black Visual Culture (CBVC)/Institute of African American Affairs (IAAA) and Department of Photography & Imaging at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

Q&A with Saidiya Hartman
Feb. 10, 2021
7 p.m.

Saidiya Hartman of Columbia University will be interviewed by Jamie Parra of the English Department during this Zoom event. 

Enlivened, Aware, Awake: Symbols of Activism
Feb. 20-April 11, 2021
Winter Gallery, Tang Teaching Museum and Online

This Tang exhibit explores the origins and representations of three symbols — the Black Power fist, the LGBTQ+ Pride rainbow flag and the Wide Awakes eye — derived from and used in social justice movements in the United States.

Evening with Trevor Noah
Feb. 23, 2021
8 p.m.

Join Skidmore Speaker’s Bureau on February 23rd at 8pm for an "Evening with Trevor Noah", #1 NYT best selling author, comedian, and host of “The Daily Show!"

Anthony Abraham Jack
Feb. 26, 2021
3:30 p.m.

An assistant professor at Harvard and author of “The Privileged Poor,” Jack — once a low-income, first-generation college student himself — studies how poor students are often failed by the top schools that admit them. 

Race At Work: How American Managers Made White Lives Matter More
March 1, 2021
6 p.m.

Join us for the 2021 Arthur Zankel Lecture on Monday, March 1 at 6 p.m.  featuring Elizabeth Esch of the University of Kansas. Esch is the author of “The Color Line and the Assembly Line, Managing Race in the Ford Empire,” and will speak on “Race at Work: How American managers made white lives matter more.”

Pandemic & Protest
Feb. 2 – June 6

This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests.

Artist Conversation with Endia Beal
March 1, 2021
12:30 p.m.

The Tang Museum, in collaboration with GW202: Lived Feminism, presents a conversation with artist Endia Beal, whose work from the Tang Collection, Melanie (from Am I What You’re Looking For?) is featured in Never Done: 100 Years of Women in Politics and Beyond.

Winter/Miller Lecture: Nick Cave
March 11, 2021
7 p.m.

Join us for the fourth annual Winter/Miller Lecture on Thursday, March 11, at 7:00 PM, featuring acclaimed artist Nick Cave.