The African American Center is a collection of in-library-use materials that serves as an introduction to African American and African history and culture throughout the Black Diaspora.
August 15 - October 17, 2013
African American Center
Main Library, 3rd Floor
Artists' exhibited works are influenced by a “visual dialogue” with a particular work or series of works by artists such as the more known Romare Bearden and Elizabeth Catlett, as well as the lesser known but highly innovative and influential work of artist Noah Purifoy.
Curated by Michael Ross. Featured artist will include Candi Farlice, Ron Saunders, April Martin Chartrand and William Rhodes, among others.
Collections and Services Available
- Staff and information services available at the General Collections & Humanities Center desk
- Encarta Africana (CD ROM)
- African American Web Sites
- Decoding Identity: I Do It for My People
- The Hewitt Collection of African American Art: African American Artists from 1949-1998
- Readings on Slavery
- Double Exposure: African Americans Before and Behind the Camera
- African American Interest Urban/Contemporary Fiction
- Let Your Motto be Resistance: African American Portraits