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Dr. Rhonda Y. Williams

MLK Jr. Visiting Professor, Department of History, MIT John L. Seigenthaler Chair in American History Vanderbilt University

There are so many “things” that divide us – that create tyrannical perimeters, borders, boundaries and walls; that order the way we look at each other and “other” others; that perpetuate hierarchies; and that all too often tragically legitimate and elaborate ignorance, misunderstanding, inequalities, violence, oppression, and death.

This performance-lecture … through narrative poetics, music, and images … cogitates on some of those “things,” with the aim
of both bearing witness and hopefully stimulating thinking about ways to vision … something else.

A dialogue will follow.

Killian Hall is located on MIT’s campus near Hayden Library on 160 Memorial Drive

Events are open to all community members. We welcome people of every identity, ability/disability, and background, and will strive to meet all needs for full participation.