Clark Atlanta University

February 22 - 23: CAU Du Bois + King Symposium

Feb 14, 2018

Clark Atlanta University is hosting a two-day symposium celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.E.B. Du Bois and the 50th year of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   This symposium will take place on Thursday and Friday, February 22 and 23  at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.  The symposium will examine race relations and economic inequality.   More information about this event is available at: (404) 880-8688 or click here

Congratulations to Clark Atlanta University Alumna Amy Sherald, whose portrait of Michelle Obama was unveiled along with Barack Obama's portrait at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC on February 12, 2018.  Sherald and fellow artist Kehinde Wiley (who painted Barack Obama's portrait), are the first Black artists to receive presidential portrait commissions from the museum.  For more information about the Obama portrait and the ceremony, click

Pianist Phil Davis and his band will present Headhunters Revisited on Thursday, February 15 at 6pm at the Performance Hall at Park Street, located on the Campus of Clark Atlanta University. The evening will include a fusion of Jazz and Afro-Caribbean music. More information is available at 404-880-8211.

The January edition of CAU Now-Lifting Every Voice on Jazz 91.9 WCLK features the Isabella T. Jenkins Honors and Scholars Program at Clark Atlanta University.  The Program is led by Dr. Teri Platt.  Dr. Platt joined CAU Now and discussed the journey that brought her to this elite program within Clark Atlanta University.  She discusses how the Honors and Scholars Program makes a difference each day.  She also talks about progress and developments in the program, as well as the international presence the program brings to the CAU Campus.

January 27: Fashioning A Nation: A CAU Perspective

Jan 24, 2018

Clark Atlanta University presents Fashioning A Nation: A CAU Perspective, on Saturday, January 27 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in the Exhibition Hall of the Thomas W. Cole, Jr. Research Center for Science and Technology.  This event will feature a special presentation in observance of International Holocaust  Remembrance Day, original artwork by CAU students, and a live performance by the CAU Jazz Orchestra. More information is available by clicking here.

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