We are proud to announce the month of April 2020 Robeson House will sponsor a series of activities to celebrate the 122nd anniversary of Paul Robeson’s birth in Princeton. The programs will bring renewed attention to Robeson’s many talents and his strong commitment to serving the poor and underserved worldwide. The dates and brief descriptions of the events are listed below. We urge you to mark your calendar and plan to attend.
April 8th, 7PM
Princeton Public Library Community Room
AUTHOR TALK WITH DR. SHANA REDMOND
Shana Redmond, a musicologist and historian at UCLA will present a lecture based on her new book Everything Man the Form and Function of Paul Robeson. Her presentation will focus on her unique perspective on Robeson’s success as a scholar, soloist, stage and film actor and Human Rights activist. The event is co-sponsored by the Princeton Public Library.
Admission is free and open to the public. Please register today to reserve your seats. To learn more about Dr. Redmond, please visit her website.
April 9th, 12PM
The Paul Robeson Center for the Arts
PAUL ROBESON'S BIRTHDAY
A memorial Wreath will be placed near the Robeson Bust in front of The Paul Robeson Center for the Arts at 12 noon.
April 19th, 3PM
Location to be announced
PAUL KRUGMAN LECTURE
Acclaimed American History Professor Sean Wilentz will introduce NYT Columnist, Paul
Other collaborations and partnerships are being planned with Witherspoon-Jackson Historical and Cultural Society, The Princeton Public Schools and the Historical Society of Princeton. Watch for updates on this site and in the press.