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Melanin In Media: Ruth E. Carter

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Melanin In Media: Ruth E. Carter

Lecture & Discussion
Sunday, February 27
7 - 9 pm
Union South | Varsity Hall
Cost: Free
Join WUD DLS and the Black Cultural Center for a discussion and Q&A with Oscar-Winning Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter.

Join WUD Distinguished Lecture Series and the Black Cultural Center for a discussion/lecture and Q&A with Ruth E. Carter. Ruth E. Carter’s unparalleled ability to develop an authentic story through costume and character has made her one of the most sought after and renowned costume designers today. She is the 2019 Academy Award winner for “Best Costume Design” for her work on Black Panther, making history as the first African American to win in that category. She has also garnered two additional Academy Award nominations as well as an Emmy nomination.

She has worked in the industry for over three decades and has been credited with over forty films and counting, collaborating with Spike Lee on over ten films. Carter’s work will also soon be seen in the Netflix film, Dolemite Is My Name, starring Eddie Murphy and directed by Craig Brewer, which will premiere in Fall 2019.

Click here to RSVP or to get an event reminder: http://tiny.cc/ruth-e-carter

Join WUD Distinguished Lecture Series and the Black Cultural Center for a discussion/lecture and Q&A with Ruth E. Carter. Ruth E. Carter’s unparalleled ability to develop an authentic story through costume and character has made her one of the most sought after and renowned costume designers today. She is the 2019 Academy Award winner for “Best Costume Design” for her work on Black Panther, making history as the first African American to win in that category. She has also garnered two additional Academy Award nominations as well as an Emmy nomination.

She has worked in the industry for over three decades and has been credited with over forty films and counting, collaborating with Spike Lee on over ten films. Carter’s work will also soon be seen in the Netflix film, Dolemite Is My Name, starring Eddie Murphy and directed by Craig Brewer, which will premiere in Fall 2019.

Click here to RSVP or to get an event reminder: http://tiny.cc/ruth-e-carter

Presented by:

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WUD Distinguished Lecture Series

dls@union.wisc.edu

Black History Month Planning Committee

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Black Cultural Center

Lauren Adams
lladams3@wisc.edu

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