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Past Events

Brave Testimony: Celebration of Poetry of the African Diaspora Featuring Terrance Hayes

Kelly Writers House

3805 Locust Walk

Philadelphia, PA 19104

 

"War and Peace in Africa": A Symposium

Claudia Cohen Hall, Terrace Room

249 S. 36th Street

15th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture in Social Justice

Zellerbach Theater, Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut Street

The Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Memorial Lecture: Branding the Dream: Racial Democracy in the Age of Neoliberalism

The Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Memorial Lecture: Branding the Dream:  Racial Democracy in the Age of Neoliberalism

Kendall Thomas, Nash Professor of Law, and Director of the Center for the Study of Law and Culture, Columbia Law School

5:30 p.m. Penn Law, 3501 Sansom Street, Silverman Hall 240A

Hosted by the Department of Africana Studies & Penn Law, University of Pennsylvania.

Free and open to the public

 

Book Talk: Sport Matters: Leadership, Power, and the Quest for Respect in Sports

Book Talk: Sport Matters:  Leadership, Power, and the Quest for Respect in Sports

Kenneth Shropshire, David W. Hauck Professor, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, and Director, Wharton Sports Business Initiative, University of Pennsylvania

5:30 p.m. Penn Bookstore, 3601 Walnut Street

Hosted by the Department of Africana Studies & the Center for Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania. Co-sponsored with the Penn Bookstore.

Free and open to the public

Book Talk: We Are Who We Say We Are: A Black Family's Search for Home Across the Atlantic World with Professor Mary Frances Berry

Book Talk:  We Are Who We Say We Are: A Black Family's Search for Home Across the Atlantic World

Mary Frances Berry, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought, Professor of History and Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania

6:00 p.m. Penn Bookstore, 3601 Walnut Street

Hosted by the Department of Africana Studies & the Center for Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania. Co-sponsored with the Penn Bookstore.

Free and open to the public.

Book Talk: Caught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics with Professor Marie Gottschalk

Penn Bookstore, 3601 Walnut Street

Hosted by the Center for Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania. Co-sponsored with the Penn Bookstore.

Free and open to the public.