Thursday, February 20th
Guest Lecture: Eric Dyson
Race, Racism & Race Relations in America
A talk and book signing by Michael Eric Dyson. Dr. Dyson is University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University. He is the author of 17 books, including "Is Bill Cosby Right? Or Has the Black Middle Class Lost Its Mind?"; "Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster"; "Making Malcolm: The Myth and Meaning of Malcolm X"; "Debating Race," and the New York Times best-selling "April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Death and How It Changed America." His influence has carried far beyond the academy into prisons and bookstores, political conventions, union halls, church sanctuaries, and lecture stages across the world.
Dr. Dyson appears regularly on MSNBC and has appeared on nearly every major media outlet, including "Today," "Nightline," "The O’Reilly Factor," "The Tavis Smiley Show," and "Real Time with Bill Maher".
Dyson has a BA from Carson-Newman College and earned his MA and PhD from Princeton University.
Additional Public Info: Dr. Michael Eric Dyson
Thursday, February 20, 2014, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Nelly Goletti Theatre, Marist Student Center
Free and open to the public
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