MLK: An Interfaith Commemoration and Conversation in Social Justice
An Interfaith Commemoration and Conversation in Social Justice honoring the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring a conversation with the Reverend Dr. William J. Barber, II and Dr. Camille Z. Charles, musical entertainment and the presentation of the MLK Community Involvement Awards.
Antinomies of Democracy Symposium
2018 Higginbotham Lecture ft. Maya Wiley
Race and Sex in the Time of Trump
Faculty Colloquium: Kevin Quashie
The Case for an Aesthetics of Black Aliveness
Africa Lecture Series: David Amponsah
Kwame Nkrumah and the Politics of Religion in Early Postcolonial Ghana
Faculty Colloquium: Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley
Unapologetically Femme: Queering Black Genders in Beyonce's "Sorry”
Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley is Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies and Associate Director of the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Texas, Austin, where she specializes in Black Feminism and Black Queer Studies.
2018 Race & Sports
featuring Kenneth Shropshire, Adidas Distinguished Professor of Global Sport, Arizona State University and David W. Hauck Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies andBusiness Ethics, University of Pennsylvania and Collin D. Williams, Jr., Director, Leadership & Education Programs,Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality
2018 Brave Testimony
featuring Husnaa Hashim, Philadelphia Youth Poet Laureate, and Alysia Harris, award-winning poet
PRSS Conference - Ordering the Human: Global Science and Racial Reason
2018 MLK Lecture in Social Justice
featuring a conversation with Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, Executive Director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice; Amber Hikes, Executive Director of the Office of LGBT Affairs for the City of Philadelphia; and Marc Morial, President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Urban League
2017 Higginbotham Lecture
featuring Ta-Nehisi Coates in conversation with Dr. Camille Charles
Under the Gun: A Conference on State Violence and Black Populations
2017 Race and Sports
The Center for Africana Studies and the Wharton Sports Business Initiative conversation on race, sports and activism featuring Preston Brown (Woodrow Wilson High School Football Coach), John Carlos (US Track & Field, ’68 Olympics), Anita DeFrantz (US Rowing Team, ’76 Olympics), Sonny Vaccaro (Sports Marketing, Nike, Adidas and Reebok).