The continuation of the Spelman College inaugural faculty symposium series, Equality: Black Women Mapping the City, kicks off with a screening and discussion of the film Detropia at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14. On Thursday, Sept. 15, at 12 p.m., there will be a conversation entitled Creating Life: Research, Art and Lived Experiences in Detroit with Aimee Meredith Cox, Ph.D., assistant professor, African and African American Studies, Fordham University; and Aku Kadogo, chair, Spelman Department of Drama. The conversation will be followed by Shapeshifters: Black Girls and the Choreography of Citizenship – a lecture, discussion, and book signing with Dr. Cox at 6 p.m.
The series is sponsored by the Presidential Inauguration Committee, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Department of Education, Comparative Women’s Studies and the Social Justice Program.
All events are free and open to the public, and will take place in Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D Academic Center, Lower Level, Room 32. The address is 440 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta 30310. For more information, visit www.spelman.edu.