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  1. Film & Conversation: Free Screening of Burn
    The William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture, American Studies Department, and Africana Studies Department invites you to see a film starring Marlon Brando.
  2. Film & Conversation: Free Screening of Lydia Bailey
    The William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture, American Studies Department, and Africana Studies Department invites you to see a film set during the Haitian Revolution.
  3. The Struggle for Black Dignity in the Age of Trump and the Era of Black Lives Matter
    Peniel E. Joseph, PhD to deliver the Spring 2017 Robert C. Wood Visiting Professor of Public and Urban Affairs Lecture
  4. Free Documentary Screening: “Birth of a Movement”
    In Birth of a Movement, Bestor Cram and Susan Gray examine the controversy around D.W. Griffith’s 1915 film The Birth of a Nation and William Monroe Trotter's campaign against it.
  5. Trotter’s Barbara Lewis to Moderate Discussion Following Birth of a Movement Premiere
    In the documentary Birth of a Movement, Bestor Cram and Susan Gray examine William Monroe Trotter's campaign against D.W. Griffith’s 1915 film The Birth of a Nation. The film will be screened Monday, January 30.
  6. Trotter’s Barbara Lewis Moderates Discussion After Screening of Birth of a Movement Premiere
    In Birth of a Movement, Bestor Cram and Susan Gray examine the controversy around D.W. Griffith’s 1915 film The Birth of a Nation. The film has its theatrical premiere in Somerville.
  7. Trotter Institute Director to Discuss Phillis Wheatley on May 8 at Boston Public Library
    Barbara Lewis will be exploring the world into which poet Phillis Wheatley stepped on the eve of the commonwealth's freedom era.
  8. Students Strike Back: Youth Movements from Black Power to Black Lives Matter
    Join us for this informative lecture by Professor Stefan Bradley, director of African American Studies at St. Louis University on Youth Movements from Black Power to Black Lives Matter.
  9. Courageous Conversations: Educating Tomorrow in Boston
    This panel will explore the state of access, opportunity, and achievement for racial and ethnic minorities in Boston’s public schools, and challenges our communities face.
  10. UMass Boston Professors to Discuss Phillis Wheatley Saturday Before Theater Performance
    A group of professors who make up the UMass Boston Public Humanities Collaborative will be leading a discussion Saturday at the Central Square Theater on Wheatley Hall namesake Phillis Wheatley.
  11. Kimono Wednesdays
    Barbara Lewis, director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture, was part of a panel at the Museum of Fine Arts.
  12. “On the Line”
    This free exhibit runs February 3 through April 16, with an opening reception on Friday, February 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a gallery talk on February 12 at 6 p.m.
  13. Watch Livestream of Trotter Institute Director’s Take on History & Culture of Harlem and Its Theatre
    Barbara Lewis, director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture, will be speaking at the National Theatre Conference's convening in New York City on Friday, December 4 at 2 p.m.
  14. Trotter Institute Co-presents Weekend of Public Art, Performing Arts & Discussion in Franklin Park
    UMass Boston’s Barbara Lewis has curated a free public exhibition featuring artwork, dance performances, guided art tours, food trucks, and a panel discussion at the Franklin Park Art Grove in Boston this weekend.
  15. Valuing Women’s Paid Care Work: From Research to Public Policy in Massachusetts
    The Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy is pleased to host its 33rd Women’s Research Forum.
  16. Our History, Our Knowledge & Current Realities & Desires
    Join Academic Support Services and Undergraduate Studies, the Black Faculty, Staff & Students Association, and Trotter Institute for part one of a Ferguson, Garner, Rice & Beyond discussion series.
  17. UMass Boston’s Trotter Institute Finds Haitian Teens Ask: ‘Am I Haitian Enough?’
    High school students of Haitian descent in Boston and Cambridge wrestle with reconciling their ancestral and American identities, as individuals and among themselves, according to a study published in the new Trotter Review.
  18. UMass Boston Forum Examines Golar Richie’s Groundbreaking Mayoral Campaign
    At “Opening Doors: Women’s Political Leadership in Boston” event, Golar Richie discusses achievements and challenges.
  19. Race & Ethnicity in America: The Unfinished Social Change Agenda
    The Kingston-Mann Awards for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship cosponsors this lecture by Yolanda Moses, professor of anthropology at the University of California, Riverside.
  20. Performing Arts, Trotter Present Free Readings of August Wilson’s 10-Play Cycle
    See a ten-play cycle of staged readings, featuring the works of August Wilson, for free, courtesy of the Trotter Institute and Performing Arts Department.
  21. The Emancipated Century
    See a ten-play cycle of staged readings, featuring the works of August Wilson, for free, courtesy of the Trotter Institute and Performing Arts Department.
  22. Free Staged Reading at the Strand Theatre: Charles Fuller’s A Soldier’s Play
    On June 17, the Boston Black Theater Collective of UMass Boston's William Monroe Trotter Institute will present Charles Fuller's A Soldier's Play.
  23. Black-Asian Encounters: A Panel Discussion
    Join the conversation as a panel of experts take on the complicated and important history and current state of social and cultural relations between African Americans and Asian Americans.
  24. Strand Theatre’s Nutcracker to Partially Benefit J. Keith Motley Scholarship Fund
    Attend one of the José Mateo Ballet Theatre's performances and support the UMass Boston Black Faculty & Staff Association's J. Keith Motley Scholarship Fund.
  25. Jeff Biggers, author of “State out of the Union”
    Come Discuss the In-Depth Study of the so-called "Immigration Crisis" in Arizona with acclaimed journalist and commentator, Jeff Biggers
  26. Trotter Institute Benefit to Feature Same Play, Same Time as 24 Other Cities
    On Monday, June 18, the same play will be presented at the same time by 25 black theaters across the country. The Boston Black Theater Collective, part of the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black History and Culture, is among those taking part.
  27. The Amen Corner: A Staged Reading to Benefit the Trotter Institute
    Boston's celebrity cast is part of a national initiative taking place in 25 cities across the country to honor the 25th anniversary of author James Baldwin's passing.
  28. Film Screening: Can We Talk- Learning for Boston’s Busing/Desegregation Crisis
    UMass Boston's Trotter Institute and Healey Library will screen the film Can We Talk- Learning for Boston’s Busing/Desegregation Crisis.
  29. Film Screening: Can We Talk- Learning for Boston’s Busing/Desegregation Crisis
    UMass Boston's Trotter Institute and Healey Library will screen the film Can We Talk- Learning for Boston’s Busing/Desegregation Crisis.
  30. Boston-led Consortium to Meet in Haiti to Plan Rebuild of Higher Education System
    UMass Boston and the UMass President’s Office are bringing together a consortium of colleges to support rebuilding and improving higher education in Haiti.