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January 2017

Free

Black Classicism in the United States- Lecture by Prof. Michele Ronnick, Wayne State University

January 19, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Art, Design, and Architecture Musuem, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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Professor Michele Ronnick of Wayne State University will give a lecture as part of the new exhibit, “14 Black Classicists,” at the Art, Design, and Architecture Museum. The talk describes the work of African-American classical scholars who taught Greek and Latin at the college or university level following the Civil War. These scholars made pathbreaking achievements, opening up fields like philology (the study of langauge) and paving the way for African-Americans to attend college. The exhibit, 14 Black Classicists, is organized by Professor Ronnick and…

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