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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

College of Arts and Humanities 2011-2012 Dean's Lecture Series: Angela Davis in conversation

For over four decades, philosopher and writer Angela Davis has been one of most influential, controversial, and fearless activists and public intellectuals in the United States. Her work as an educator  both at the university level and in the larger public sphere  has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender justice. Currently Professor Emerita of the History of Consciousness at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Professor Davis' notable books are Women, Race, and Class (1981), The House That Race Built (1998), Are Prisons Obsolete? (2003), and most recently an acclaimed new critical edition of Frederick Douglasss classic work, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself. In collaboration with Adele H. Stamp Student Union, ADVANCE, the Departments of American Studies, Philosophy, and Womens Studies, and the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer {Will appear in FYI on Apr 16, 2012
Start Time:
7:00 PM
End Time:
8:30 PM
Colony Ballroom
Common Location Name:
Stamp Student Union
Web Address:
Other Contact Information:
Ethan Watermeier Office of the Dean, ARHU +1 301 405 2090
Ticket Information
Hoff Ticket Window 301-314-TKTS (8587) Tickets: FREE: FREE

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