Jayne Cortez and Melvin Edwards
Apr 14, 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Examine the lyricism and social activism in the poetry of Jayne Cortez as well as her work with her husband, artist Melvin Edwards, to advance the Black Arts Movement. Tobias Wofford, professor of art history at Virginia Commonwealth University leads the virtual discussion.
Co-sponsored with The Amistad Center for Art & Culture.
Image: Melvin Edwards and Jayne Cortez, Ibadan, Nigeria, 1970; Headshot: Tobias Wofford