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Black bodies and French Colonial History: Beyoncé and Jay Z’s Apeshit at the Louvre

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Center for African Studies (CAS)
Location
108 Coble Hall and Zoom
Date
Feb 15, 2023   12:00 pm  
Speaker
Dr Felisa Vergara Reynolds
Contact
Emmanuel KUMA
E-Mail
ekuma2@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
African studies - Outreach Calendar

Dr Felisa Vergara Reynolds Examines French colonialism and post-colonialism history by analyzing the lyrics of Beyoncé and Jay-Z's (The Carters) Apeshit song at the Louvre Museum, Paris. She will also provide the historical context and the significance of the specific art choice the Carters' used in the video within the Louvre 

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