Resistance: In Critical Conversation with Dr. Frederick Engram, Jr.
Join us for a night of music and captivating dialogue to kick off Black History Month.
Utica University's Chief Diversity Office Dr. Anthony Baird will facilitate a conversation with Dr. Frederick Engram, Jr. Dr. Engram is a Utica local and an alum of the University's Young Scholars Liberty Partnership program. He now serves as assistant professor in the Center for Integrative Studies in Social Science at Michigan State University, with his writings appearing in publications such as Blavity, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, and Forbes.
The talk will open with a musical performance by saxophonist Craig Beacham.
Beacham has performed in the Super Bowl half-time show with Prince Rogers Nelson (professionally known as Prince) and was a part of the presidential inaugural parade for Barack Obama. He performs nationally and internationally to a wide array of audiences and loves how the "universal language" of music speaks to everyone.
This event is free and open to the public. Participants can also register to watch via Zoom.