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Dark Joy: Black Theology and Black Music Concert

When: Saturday, November 2, 2019
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM CT

Where: Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson Street, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Rossitza Guenkova-Fernandez   (847) 491-3611

Group: Religious Studies Department

Co-Sponsor: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Category: Academic


Join people around around the Chicago area, and around the country as they gather to celebrate the life and work of the late founder of black theology, James Cone, through a celebration of jazz, gospel, hip hop and blues!

A free concert featuring Rev. Sekou and the Freedom Fighters, Sir the Baptist, Trinity United Church of Christ, Kim McFarland, and James Austin Quartet.

Doors open @ 6:00 pm

The concert is part of the James Conce Conference and supported by Department of Religious Studies, Henry Luce Foundation, Alice Kaplan Institute for the Hummanities, Center for African American History, Center for the Study for Diversity and Democracy, Comparative Literary Studies Program, Critical Theory, Department of English, Department of History, Department of Philosophy, Department of Sociology, Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminar, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program, Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Program in American Studies, The Offices of the President, Provost, and Vice President for Student Affairs at Northwestern, Smithsonian Institution and LIVE FREE USA/Faith in Action Network.


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