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Lecture: African Americans in 20th Century Denmark Searching for Utopia

  October 24 @ 7:00 pm | HOSTED BY: Nordic Museum

7:00 pm | Cost: $10 – $15

National Nordic Museum
2655 NW Market Street
Seattle, WA 98107 United States


w/ Professor Ethelene Whitmire, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Afro-American Studies

Why did African American scholars, jazz musicians, singers, journalists, artists, students, Black Panthers, conscientious objectors among many others go to Denmark to perform, study, and to live? What were they searching for? What did they find? Learn why Booker T. Washington, Dexter Gordon, Ella Fitzgerald and other well-known and many unknown African Americans were captivated by this small Scandinavian country.

Co-sponsored by UW Scandinavian Studies Department and the Northwest African American Museum.

Cost: $10 for Members; $15 general admission

Details

Date:
October 24
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$10 – $15
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Organizer

Nordic Museum
Phone:
206-789-5707
Website:
http://nordicmuseum.org/

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Nordic-focused event?
Denmark

EVENT LOCATION

National Nordic Museum
2655 NW Market Street
Seattle, WA 98107 United States
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Phone: 206-789-5707
Website: http://nordicmuseum.org/

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