Articles tagged with: Dr. Mark Anthony Neal
Left of Black S3:E2 The Imagery of African American Identity and Raising Black Daughters in the Obama Era Maurice Wallace
Host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined in the Left of Black Studios by Maurice O. Wallace, Associate Professor of English and African-American Studies at Duke University. Neal and Wallace discuss his new book Pictures and Progress: Early Photography and the Making of African American Identity (co-edited with Shawn Michelle Smith), raising Black daughters in the Obama era and the politics of “Professorial Style” in the contemporary academy.
Dr. Mark Anthony Neal drops a timely think piece, tear jerker, and cultural analysis on dear brother Gil Scott Heron.
On the season finale of Left of Black, Princeton Professor Cornel West joins host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal in a conversation about the “Image of Black Males in the Age of Obama.” The discussion was recorded at the Baptist Grove Church in Raleigh, NC and sponsored by the Cornel West Academy for Excellence.
Dr. Mark Anthony Neal and Dr. Boyce Walks wax poetics on removal of N word from Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn on CNN.
Left of Black Host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal discusses the crisis of Black Males and schooling, the de-skilling of the American Work-force and Social Media with Columbia University Professor Marc Lamont Hill. Neal is also joined by University of Pennsylvania Professor Salamishah Tillet as they discuss the career of Kanye West, the impact of Nicki Minaj and definitions of musical genius.
Episode #4 of ‘Left of Black’: Black Respectability and “Pro-Sex” Black Sexuality. Host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal Discusses Sex-Positive Black Sexuality, Black Women and Popular Culture, Black Respectability and Bishop Eddie Long with Tulane University Sociologist Shayne Lee and University of Missouri Women’s Studies Professor Treva Lindsey.
Moderated by esteemed visual artist Fahamu Pecou, distinguished panelists Dr. Mark Antony Neal, professor of African & American Studies at Duke University, Ed Garnes, founder of From Afros To Shelltoes, photographer and educator Susan Harbage Page, and literary performance artist John W. Love, Jr. discuss how a legacy of racism and oppression have come to influence the behaviors—inherited and accepted—of black men today.
Award winning humanitarian, activist, writer, and educator Edward M. Garnes, Jr., founder of From Afros To Shelltoes (F.A.T.S) and an Atlanta Tribune Man Of Distinction, joins international acclaimed artist Fahamu Pecou as F.A.T.S, co-sponsors a candid conversation on black male development. Passage of Right: Call & Response Episode 3: Stuntd Like My Daddy will take place on September 18, 2010 from 1pm to 2pm at the McColl Center For Visual Art (721 N. Tryon St; Charlotte, NC 28202) and is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Moderated by Pecou, Garnes joins a distinguished panel including scholar and activist Dr. Mark Antony Neal, photographer and educator Susan Harbage Page, and literary performance artist John W. Love, Jr.
Amiri Baraka once wrote that Black music, “to retain its freshness, its originality, its specific expression of its own history and contemporary reality in each generation creates a “new music.” This was yet another articulation of what Baraka once called the “changing same”—the thing that links Black expressive culture to a commitment to innovation, while remaining wedded to the traditions that birthed it. No one understood that better than Nikki Giovanni, when she went into the studio in 40 years ago to record Truth is On Its Way.