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Wednesday, January 22
7:00 PM
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3000 5th St NW
New Brighton, MN 55112

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Renee K. Flesner

A Legacy of Violence: Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin and Beyond

Wednesday, January 22
7:00 PM
Bigelow Chapel

From the 1955 murder of Emmett Till through some of the most widely publicized cases of violence
against black children today, Sarah Bellamy discusses the legacy of slavery and considers how instances
of violence are dramatized on a national stage.  


   Sarah Bellamy is visiting professor of theatre and culture at United.   
   She is also the education director and principal scholar and editor at
   St. Paul’s  Penumbra Theatre. A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College,
   Sarah also holds an M.A. from the University of Chicago and is working
   toward her doctorate at the University of Minnesota.