Du Bois and Design
As part of the University's celebration of the intellectual contributions of W.E.B. Du Bois, Professor of Fine Arts Terry Adkins will unveil The Philadelphia Negro Reconsidered, a suite of 18 Silkcreen Prints." Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning Amy Hillier will present the board game "The Ward: Race and Class in Philadelphia's Seventh Ward" and scenes from the documentary, "A Legacy of Courage: W.E.B. Du Bois and The Philadelphia Negro."
Friday, February 17th
Morgan Building, ground floor
Official opening and installation 12:30pm - 2pm
This exhibit will be up for one day only.
Professors Adkins and Hillier's installations are part of a day-long conference organized by the Department of Sociology and Africana Studies Center in recognition of the appointment of Du Bois as honorary faculty emeritus of Sociology and Africana Studies. For more about the conference, visit http://www.sas.upenn.edu/duboisprofessorship.