Visiting Author | Jeff Chang | Community Dialogue

Come join our RISD Community for a talk followed by a student panel Q&A with Jeff Chang, author of We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation. If you require special accommodations, please contact Mary Fernandez at

Jeff Chang is the Executive Director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University, the founder of the artist network CultureStr/ke and the news site ColorLines, as well as the author of several books on politics, the arts, and hip hop, including We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and ResegregationWho We Be: A Cultural History of Race in Post-Civil Rights America, and Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation. Chang is one of many thinking seriously about America’s history of racial violence and division; overall, in his work, he seeks to empower artists to disrupt social norms and envision a truly just world rooted in shared humanity.

For more information on Jeff Chang:

A partnership between The Provost's Office and ISE (Intercultural Student Engagement)

Photo courtesy of Jeremy Keith Villaluz

Monday, September 18, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

RISD Auditorium
17 Canal Walk, Providence RI

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Intercultural Student Engagement, Academic Affairs, Division of Liberal Arts






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