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Spotlights & Events
Painter, performer and our PhD Student Fahamu Pecou has been a busy man. His list of recent accomplishments shows how he is making being a student look easy.
Here is a list of his recent accomplishments:
- In a new reader about hip hop culture titled The Organic Globalizer Fahamu has published his first academic chapter.
- He has also recently been asked to write an op-ed for the AJC about the controversy surrounding comedian Bill Cosby.
- His is featured in the newest issue of the International review of "African American Art" (http://iraaa.museum.hamptonu.edu/store/) as well as a feature in the new "ATLANTAN Magazine" (http://www.modernluxury.com/the-atlantan/digital-edition).
- His invitation to present his paper GRAVITY at the Black Portraiture(s) II: Imaging the Black Body and ReStaging Histories conference in Florence, Italy in May (http://www.tisch.nyu.edu/object/BlackPortraituresII.html)