Schomburg Symposium: Does Violence Have Color?

Posted by Taller Puertorriqueño on January 29, 2018


Does Violence Have Color?
22nd Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium
February 24, 2018 / 9–5 pm
El Corazón Cultural Center, 2600 N 5th St.

Join us for the 22nd annual Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium, dedicated to Afro-Latino history and culture. This year’s theme, “Does Violence Have Color?”, considers the multiple aspects and facets of violence as the perpetration of these acts relates to race, power, and socio-economic structures.

Featuring speakers Ximena Abello (University of Massachusetts–Amherst), Kenneth Dossar (Temple University, Philadelphia), Pablo Luis Rivera (Interamerican University–Fajardo, Puerto Rico), and Elizabeth L. Sweet (Temple University, Philadelphia), as well as a panel entitled “Institutional Racism, Violence, and Justice.”

Full Program of the Symposium
General admission: $25 in advance* / $30 at the door
Students and Taller Puertorriqueño Members: $12.50 in advance* / $15 at the door
* Deadline for advance registration: Wednesday, February 21 at 5 pm
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