Introducing the new Social Justice Changemaker Lecture series, established by a generous gift from Neil and Annmarie Hawkins. These lectures will bring to U-M prominent social justice experts and advocates from multiple disciplines — including social sciences, science, humanities and the arts — to address global social justice issues.
Event recording link will expire May 7, 2021.
Spike Lee is an award-winning writer, director, actor, producer and author who revolutionized the role of Black talent in cinema. Widely regarded as a premier African-American filmmaker, Lee is a forerunner in the “do it yourself” school of independent film.
Terence Blanchard is an American jazz trumpeter, composer and music educator. He is a frequent collaborator with Spike Lee. He is nominated for a 2021 Academy Award for the Da 5 Bloods score. Blanchard holds an endowed chair in the Detroit Symphony.
Event Co-sponsors: the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, the Office of the Provost, the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, the School of Education, the School of Music, Theatre & Dance and the University of Michigan Museum of Art
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University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106