THE WORLDS OF NTOZAKE SHANGE
A performance & conference
Thursday, February 14 – Friday, February 15
Event Oval, The Diana Center
West 117th Street and Broadway
On Thursday, February 14, Barnard students perform excerpts from Ntozake Shange’s work. Following the performance, Shange joins acclaimed dance artist Dianne McIntyre in a conversation about the playwright and poet’s life, work, and legacy.
On the following day, the Africana Studies Program and the Consortium for Critical Interdisciplinary Studies at Barnard bring together scholars and artists for a thorough examination of Ntozake Shange’s diverse body of work. Featured speakers include Jennifer DeVere Brody, Farah Jasmine Griffin, Harryette Mullen, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Harryette Mullen, Soyica Diggs Colbert, Mecca J. Sullivan, and Vanessa K. Valdés.