Topic: Africana Studies Department

Professor of Philosophy Lewis Gordon (left) and Professor of Critical and Cultural Studies R.A. Judy (right) reflected on 1968 at an event Friday.

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Symposium examines, reflects on activism of 1968

November 4, 2018 0 comments

Last week, the Department of Africana Studies held a two-day symposium to examine the legacy of political activism that took place around the world during 1968, including the black student walkout that occurred at Brown fifty years ago.

Cornel West, public intellectual and professor of the practice of public philosophy at Harvard, discussed a range of philosophical quandaries and his intersectional view of societal injustices at his lecture Tuesday night.

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Cornel West lectures on humanity, politics, justice

March 6, 2018 0 comments

At Tuesday’s event, Cornel West spoke with conviction and compassion, demonstrating care for his audience. Even as the event reached its scheduled end, he remained committed to speaking to every audience member who had a question for him.

Panelists discuss amplification of colonialist effects after Irma, María

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Panelists discuss amplification of colonialist effects after Irma, María

November 13, 2017 0 comments

The University community engaged in a discussion of the issues different colonies in the Caribbean face after Hurricanes Irma and María.