Thursday, February 4, 2016 1:30 PM EST
Johnson Center, Cinema
The 2016 W.E.B. Du Bois lecture will be delivered by Khalil Gibran Muhammad. He is Visiting Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center, and the Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research division of the New York Public Library and one of the world’s leading research facilities dedicated to the history of the African diaspora.
Khalil holds a doctorate in US history from Rutgers University (2004) and is a former associate professor of history at Indiana University. He is the author of The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America (Harvard), which won the 2011 John Hope Franklin Best Book award in American Studies. He is a contributing author of a 2014 National Research Council study, The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences (National Academies Press). His research focuses on racial criminalization in modern U.S. History.
Hosted by African and African American Studies.
Sponsored by African and African American Studies.