Celebrating Martin-Luther-King Jr-Day, a US holiday honoring the legacy of the civil rights leader and his struggle for racial equality, students from the University of Graz will present African-American texts as voices of agency, resistance, and the long fight for political freedom and equality.
Despite the US cultural narrative propagating freedom, democracy and equality, the Afro-American experience has been one of discrimination, exclusion, and inequality revealing contradictions of USAmerican culture and society. Listening to literary and cultural texts as individual expressions of lived experiences emphasizes the powerful strength of Afro-American self representation.
WHEN: 16. January 2024 (15:00-18:30)
WHERE: KULTUM Graz Mariahilferplatz 3, 8020 Graz