Geneseo’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration and Alumni Relations present Dr. Ysaye Maria Barnwell in two events.
A Collision of Worldviews: An interview with Dr. Ysaye Maria Barnwell '67 MS '68 , PhD, MSPH by Emilye Crosby
Monday 26 February 2018 | 6:00pm, in the MacVittie College Union Ballroom
Internationally known singer and composer Dr. Barnwell will be interviewed by Emilye Crosby, professor of history and coordinator of Black Studies as part of the Alumni Achieve series.
Performances by the Chamber Singers and Gospel Choir. Reception to follow.
Led by Dr. Ysaye Maria Barnwell '67 MS '68, MSPH, PhD
Tuesday 27 February 2018 | 6:00pm, in the MacVittie College Union Ballroom
Dr. Barnwell will lead a Community Sing that welcomes everyone -- novices, experts, and even non-singers. Drawing on African and African American cultures, Dr. Barnwell utilizes the "oral tradition" to bring everyone into the singing and community. Reception to follow.
Follow the link for a preview from Dr. Barnwell's last visit to Geneseo.
These events are sponsored by the Black Studies Program, the Department of History, the Office of Alumni Relations, the Office of Multicultural Programs and Services, the Teaching Learning Center, the Institute for Community Well Being, the Black Student Union (BSU) and the Office of the Provost.
Geneseo's Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration honors and acknowledges the individual contributions of Dr. King and the expansive movement for social justice that he was part of and which continues today.