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Paris Noir: African-Americans in the City of Light

Film Screening Followed by a Conversation with Associate Producer, Julia Browne

Paris Noir explores the history of African-Americans jazz artists and writers in Paris from World War I to the early 1960s. For black Americans, Paris offered a sanctuary from Jim Crow. Francophone African and Caribbean writers also came. As colonial or former colonial citizens of France, these individuals engaged in cultural construction and deconstruction as they considered the expanding horizons of the mid-twentieth century. Join us for this important and groundbreaking film. Light refreshments provided.

Free and open to the public

Sponsored by: The History Department, The Center for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Salem State University’s Commonwealth Honors Program, The Department of World Languages and Cultures

When 8:00pm
Ellison Campus Center, North Campus
1 Meier Drive, Salem, MA 01970
Veterans Hall
Prof. Annette Chapman-Adisho
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