Talk, Talk Back

Artists and thinkers invite us to immerse ourselves in the written and visual worlds they have built using multiple genres and kinds of media. When these visionaries enter into public conversations with each other, they provide fascinating insight into the thought processes that inform their work, and share tools with which we can engage with…

Bostonian Black Girl Magic

  Throughout her long career, Elma Lewis showed a commitment to celebrating Black life through the arts. She held a firm belief in the capacity of the arts to bring about radical social change, and was deeply engaged in passing on this ethos to her students, collaborators and the Boston community at large. Her spirit…

Writing, Curating, Doing

There is no such thing as an apolitical or neutral archive. In curating this syllabus, we have made very pointed choices; to specify Black women and femmes, to make sure that the works we include reflect the complex links and fractures of experience throughout the Black diaspora and to highlight works that are not likely…