Panel Discussion – “Un-Till Emmett Till”

April 15, 2019   /  

Event Details

April 18, 2019 - 4:15 p.m.
Lowry Center Main Lounge

A panel discussion will take place focusing on the murder of Emmett Till, the subsequent trial, and Ernest Dawkins’ musical composition “Un-Till Emmett Till” on Thursday, April 18, at 4:15 p.m. in Lowry Center main lounge (1189 Beall Ave.). The panelists consist of Ernest Dawkins, a saxophonist and composer, Yvonne Williams, emerita professor of Black studies and political science at Wooster, Josephine Wright, professor of music and The Josephine Lincoln Morris Professor of Black Studies at Wooster, and Shannon King, associate professor of history at Wooster.

The panel discussion is sponsored by The Wooster Jazz Ensemble, the Department of Africana Studies, the Cultural Events Committee, the Dean of Students Office, and the Office of the President.

For more information, phone 330-263-2047