University of Chicago Center in Paris
$17,000
Paris, France
2017

To support “The Black Metropolis, Between Past and Future: Race, Urban Planning, and Afro-American Culture in Chicago,” a three-day colloquium, co-hosted and organized with faculty at Université Paris-Diderot and Université Paris Sorbonne. The colloquium focuses on the cultural contributions of Chicago’s South and West Sides, the role of Chicago artists in defining an African American identity nationally, and the Black Chicago Renaissance as distinct from the Harlem Renaissance.