Bard College at Simon's Rock: the Early College

W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture

Tuesday, February 12

Daniel Arts Center - McConnell Theater

Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor will deliver a talk that reflects on the legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois.

Taylor authored From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation, which won the Lannan Cultural Freedom Award for an Especially Notable Book, 2016. She also edited How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective, winner of the Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ nonfiction, 2018.

The influential speaker and writer on racial inequality, politics, and social movements has been published in the New York Times, the Los Angeles TimesBoston ReviewParis ReviewGuardian, The Nation, and more.

Established in 1996, the W.E.B. Du Bois Memorial Lecture is given each year by a distinguished individual whose own achievements carry on the legacy of Du Bois, with recent visitors including David Levering Lewis, Lorene Cary, John Edgar Wideman, Sonia Sanchez, and Penelope Andrews. 

This event is free and open to the public.

Photo Credit: Don Usner

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

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