Amen, Brother Baldwin: An Exploration on the Religious and Performative Dimensions of James Baldwin

Sunday, March 8
3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Oprah Winfrey Theater at the African American History and Culture Museum
1400 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20560
FREE

Amen, Brother Baldwin: An Exploration on the Religious and Performative Dimensions of James Baldwin is presented in partnership with the Center for the Study of African American Religious Life at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The symposium will include two panels and performances exploring the multi-dimension of our current production of The Amen Corner.

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Panelist and performers include:

• Ryan Jamaal SwainStar of POSE on FX
• Dr. Soyica ColbertScholar at Georgetown University
• E. Faye ButlerSister Moore in The Amen Corner
• Marty Austin LamarMusical Theatre Professor, Brother Davis/Choir Director in The Amen Corner
• Dr. Melanie R HillProfessor of English at University of Pennsylvania
• Rev. Dr. Anika Wilson-BrownPastor Union Temple Baptist Church 
• Dr. Eric WilliamsCurator of Religion at NMAAHC
• Tulani Salahu-DinMuseum Specialist at NMAAHC
• Robert E. Person, vocalist and choir in The Amen Corner
• Teddy R. ReevesAssistant Curator of Religion at NMAAHC (Moderator)
• LeeAnet NobleShakespeare Theater Company (Moderator)