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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Blackness in European Folklore - the Dutch Case: Black Pete

Panel Discussion | December 4 | 6-8 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall


Dr. Kwame Nimako, UC Berkeley; Quinsy Gario

Department of German


This panel discusses the Low Countries’ holiday blackface character Zwarte Piet (Black Pete) and the ongoing contestations it raises in the Netherlands from several perspectives.