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Fall Class–The Evolving Karamu House and Social Justice

Posted on April 12, 2021 | Filed under General News

TH 190–The Evolving Karamu House and Social Justice. A study of Black theatre and drama through the evolution of Cleveland’s Karamu House from the civil rights movement through the Black Arts Movement to today. Students investigate documentary plays on social justice and racial identities from Tamir Rice to Michael Brown. Artists including Charles Gilpin, Langston Hughes, Amiri Baraka, and Dael Orlandersmith are considered. This two-credit module two course has no prerequisites and will be taught by Professor Terrence Spivey.