“The Wall of Respect: Public Art and Black Liberation in 1960s Chicago” Book Talk

wallofrespect.jpg?itok=4HuBR7Vb Learn about an influential public art project from a participant (and iSchool faculty member) who has just published a book about it: 

The Wall of Respect: Public Art and Black Liberation in 1960s Chicago, edited by Abdul Alkalimat, Romi Crawford, and Rebecca Zorach 

Abdul Alkalimat is a professor emeritus in the iSchool and the Department of African American Studies at the University of Illinois. He has taught courses addressing the digital divide, Black people and information technology, and African American bibliography.

Members of the iSchool community (and others) can also attend a similar event in Chicago on November 9.

See images of the Wall

News coverage of the exhibit at the Chicago Cultural Center


Art and Design Building, Room 315, 408 E Peabody Dr., Champaign


iSchool, Department of African American Studies, School of Art and Design

Event Date: 

Wed, 11/15/2017 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

If you will need disability-related accommodations in order to participate, please email the contact person. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs.