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Wallace, Lenzy , 1975 March 18

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Scope and Contents Musician and conductor Lenzy Wallace lectured on 3/18/1975 (2015-0002/RR291). Hale Smith makes several class related announcements before introducing the speaker for the evening. Lenzy Wallace provides historical background and connections between early forms of Black musical expression, some of which are African in origin and some through transmutation come down to us through what's known as "field call" or "field holler." Wallace will make a connection between this transmutation and...
Dates: 1975 March 18

Walters, Oscar , 1977 November 1, 1985 September 24

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Scope and Contents Art professor at UConn, Oscar Walters delivered lectures on 11/1/1977 (2015-0002/RR293) and 9/24/1985 (2015-0002/RR294).RR 293 Hale Smith introduces Professor Walters who brought some paintings over from the gallery to illustrate his talk. Walters provides background and significance of his work. [introduction begins at 0:1:03 and sound is uneven until 0:1:40]RR 294 Professor Walters spoke about his experiences in all-white educational institutions, a matriculated...
Dates: 1977 November 1, 1985 September 24

Walters, Oscar, Jayne Cortez, and Melvin Edwards, 1970 April 2

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Scope and Contents A 4/2/1970 lecture featured 3 artists: Oscar Walters, Jayne Cortez, and Melvin Edwards (2015-0002/RR315). Please view the individual profiles of each person for more information. RR 315 A 4/2/1970 lecture featured 3 artists: Oscar Walters, Jayne Cortez, and Melvin Edwards (2015-0002/RR315). Oscar Walters speaks first about about the development of the form in which he's been working. Poet Jayne Cortez reads from her works including ...
Dates: 1970 April 2

Walters, Oscar, Jayne Cortez and Melvin Edwards lecture at the University of Connecticut

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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860685532

Waniek, Marilyn Nelson, 1985 October 8

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Scope and Contents Introduced by Dr. Skerrett, Professor Waniek, who is a member of the UConn faculty, provides a brief personal background. Her reads her poems and discusses them with the class. Poet and children's book author Marilyn Nelson Waniek (now Marilyn Nelson) lectured on 10/8/1985 (2015-0002/RR292). Nelson was an English professor at the University of Connecticut. Nelson earned degrees from the University of California, Davis (1968), the University of Pennsylvania (1970),...
Dates: 1985 October 8

Wesley Brown lectures at the University of Connecticut

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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860685457

Whitten, Jack, 1971 March 17, 1988 April 26

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Scope and Contents Painter and sculptor Jack Whitten delivered 2 lectures. He spoke on 3/17/1971 (2015-0002/RR295) and 4/26/1988 (2015-0002/RR296). Jack Whitten (December 5, 1939 – January 20, 2018)[1] was an American painter and sculptor. In 2016, he was awarded a National Medal of Arts. Originally not an artist, Whitten attended Tuskegee University as a pre-medical student and ROTC cadet, but transferred to Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to study art in 1960. There, he became...
Dates: 1971 March 17, 1988 April 26

William Demby lectures at the University of Connecticut

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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860685467

William Williams lectures at the University of Connecticut

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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860688089

Williams-Jones, Pearl, undated, 1970 - 1984

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Scope and Contents Singer, pianist, and professor of music Pearl Williams-Jones delivered several lectures over a 14 year period. She spoke to the Black Experience in the Arts course on 10/12/1970 (2015-0002/RR301), 9/28/1971 (2015-0002/RR302), 4/26/1977 (2015-0002/RR303 reel 1), (2015-0002/RR304 reel 2), 4/25/1978 (2015-0002/RR305), 4/8/1980 (2015-0002/RR306), 4/21/1981 (2015-0002/RR307) 4/20/1982 (2015-0002/RR308), 4/10/1984 (2015-0002/RR309 copy 1), and (2015-0002/RR310 copy 2), and an audio...
Dates: undated, 1970 - 1984

Williams, Julius, 1986 January 28 - 1987 March 3

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Scope and Contents Composer and conductor Julius Williams delivered lectures on 1/28/1986 (2015-0002/RR297) and 3/3/1987 (2015-0002/RR298). Williams earned a bachelor’s degree in music from Lehman College, a master’s degree from the Hartt School of Music, and then went on to study orchestral conducting and composition at the Aspen School of Music in 1984. Since 1998, Williams has been on faculty at the Berklee School of Music where he teaches conducting and composition. He has held positions at Wesleyan...
Dates: 1986 January 28 - 1987 March 3

Williams, William, 1970 November 2

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Scope and Contents Painter and art professor William Williams delivered a lecture on 11/2/1970 (2015-0002/RR299). Having earned his MFA from Yale University in 1968, Williams saw early success with the purchase of one of his paintings from the Museum of Modern Art in 1969. That same year he began to work at the Studio Museum in Harlem, where he was the artist-in-residence and organizer for the X to the Fourth Power. In 1971, Williams had his first solo exhibition and began teaching at Brooklyn...
Dates: 1970 November 2

Winde, Bea, 1987 February 17

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Scope and Contents Actress Bea Winde lectured on 2/17/1987 (2015-0002/RR300). Also credited as Beatrice Winde, Winde was an actor who appeared in plays, musicals, TV shows, and movies in a career that spanned over 30 years. Her most notable film roles have been in The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974), Lone Star (1996), and The Hurricane (1999). In 1972 Winde was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Supporting Actress in her Broadway debut in the musical "Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death". Winde went...
Dates: 1987 February 17