UMASS Conference: Art and Power in Movement Introduction

  title={UMASS Conference: Art and Power in Movement Introduction},
  author={M. D. Davis and J. Smethurst and David M. Swiderski},
  journal={The Black Scholar},
  pages={6 - 8}
OVER FOUR HUNDRED SCHOLARS, students, artists, and community activists from as far away as China attended the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Mro-American Studies's "Art and Power in Movement" conference at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, November 18-20, 2010. The conference brought together some of the leading scholars of and participants in the Black Power and Black Arts movements of the 1960s and 1970s to discuss those movements and their legacies in a series of panels and lectures… Expand