The Dawn at My Back: Memoir of a Texas Upbringing, An Interactive Cultural History
with artist Carroll Parrott Blue
Friday, May 21, 2004 - 4:30pm
For this inaugural Oscar Micheaux lecture, Carroll Parrott Blue introduces her DVD-ROM, which makes her personal story and its historical background come to life. Users navigate through mindscapes of Blue's "Homeland" and "Hell" where they find traces of people, biuldings, media images, and events that shaped the community's struggle against racism and Blue's development as an artist.
Co-sponsored by Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, and the Race/Film Study Group