Tropical Aesthetics of Black Modernism

When and Where

Monday, April 11, 2022 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Online Event


Samantha Noël


This is a conversation about Noël’s 2021 book Tropical Aesthetics of Black Modernism. The book focuses on the contributions of Black Caribbean and American artists in the twentieth century, including Wifredo Lam and Maya Angelou. We will hear Noël discuss the history of and readings put forth in the book before moving to audience Q&A.

This is an online event, available on the Centre for Ethics YouTube Channel, on Monday, April 11. Channel subscribers will receive a notification at the start. (For other events in the series, and to subscribe, visit

Samantha Noël, Art History
Wayne State University

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Centre for Ethics