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Spike Lee's Chi-Raq and the Lysistrata Tradition, with Harry Elam

A discussion of Spike Lee's movie adaptation of Lysistrata, CHI-RAQ, with Vice Provost and TAPS Professor Harry Elam
If you haven’t yet seen Chi-Raq, there will be a screening in the main lounge of Florence Moore this Friday night, 8-10pm.
(From Rotten Tomatoes ) — Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play "Lysistrata" by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago's Southside creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world.

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When:

Monday, April 25, 2016. 04:00 PM

Where:

Florence Moore Hall Main Lounge

Sponsor:

Residential Education

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