Connections: Power and the Politics of Community/University Engagement

HUMANITIES BROADSHEET - A panel discussion featuring Washington University faculty and community partners
Another lesson from the Griot: How community-university partnerships can grow and evolve
CRE2’s Tila Neguse sits down with Lois Conley, director of the Griot Museum of Black History and Culture, to talk about the museum, the pandemic, reciprocity and the relationships the museum has built with the Washington University community.

Registrations for this panel discussion are now closed.


This event is held in conjunction with the Faculty Book Celebration, taking place the same day, April 1, at 4 pm.

Moderated by Ignacio Infante, associate professor of comparative literature and Spanish; and associate director, Center for the Humanities


Lois Conley, Director, Griot Museum of Black History

Walter Johnson, Keynote speaker, Faculty Book Celebration

Tila Neguse, Assistant Director, Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity

Samuel Shearer, Assistant Professor, African & African American Studies

Geoff Ward, Professor, African & African American Studies

Aaron Williams, Committee Chairman, Young Friends of The Ville and 4theVille Team Member, recipient of the Community Builders Network of Metro St. Louis 2019 Rising Star in Community Building Award


Headline image by Bia Andrade via Unsplash