Paul Robeson, "The Black King of Songs, " and China
December 1 at 12:00 p.m.
Professor Gao Yunxiang, History, Ryerson University, explores a chapter from her new book Arise, Africa! Roar, China! Black and Chinese Citizens of the World in the Twentieth Century (UNC Press, December 2021).
In this lecture, Gao unpacks the dynamic yet scarcely noted relations between Paul Robeson (1898-1976), the world famous African American singer, actor, athlete, lawyer, and political activist, and China throughout most of the twentieth century.
Please register in advance for this meeting.