Du Bois @ 150 Symposium: Thursday, 11/29

In honor of W.E.B. Du Bois’ 150th birthday, the Warfield Center for African and African American Studies will be hosting a symposium exploring the life and work of one of the most important black intellectuals of the 20th century, W.E.B. DuBois, this Thursday, 11/29.


The event will feature lectures in the Harry Ransom Center’s Prothro Theatre from 11 A.M. to 4 P.M., by Dr. Annette Gabriel-Joseph (Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Dr. David Roediger (Foundation Distinguished Professor and department chair in American Studies, University of Kansas), and Dr. Claudrena Harold (Professor of African American and African Studies and History, University of Virginia).

The lectures will be followed by a roundtable discussion between the three lecturers and UT professors Dr. Stephen Marshall and Dr. Jennifer Wilks, held in the Gordon-White Building’s Multipurpose Room (GWB 2.206) from 4:30 – 6 P.M.

To learn more about the event, the lecturers, and the specific topics of each lecturers’ speech, please visit the Warfield Center’s event page for the symposium.

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