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Professor Robin D G Kelley

"Gaza: What Would MLK Do?"

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Co-sponsored by: Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Department of African American Studies, Department of Asian American Studies, Department of History, Department of Latina/Latino Studies, Department of Gender and Women Studies, Humanities Research Institute, Program in Jewish Culture and Society, Salaam MENA Cultural Center., Women & Gender in Global Perspectives Program.
Location
Levis Faculty Center, Third Floor (919 W. Illinois St, Urbana, IL)
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Feb 21, 2024   7:00 - 8:30 pm  
Speaker
Professor Robin D G Kelley ( Distinguished Professor and Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair in U.S. History)
Contact
Center for African Studies
E-Mail
african@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
African studies - Outreach Calendar

This is a hybrid event: https://go.illinois.edu/RDGKelley

Dr. Robin D.G. Kelly, Distinguished Professor and Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair in U.S. History at the University of California, Los Angeles, is the author of several books, including Africa Speaks, America Answers: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times (2012) and Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination (2002); with Howard Zinn and Dana Frank. His work explores the history of social movements in the U.S., the African Diaspora, and Africa; Black intellectuals; music and Marxism, among other subject matter. His essays have appeared in a wide variety of professional journals as well as general publications, including the Journal of American History, American Historical Review, The Nation, Monthly Review, New York Times, Color Lines, Counterpunch, Social Text, Journal of Palestine Studies, and the Boston Review for which Dr. Kelly also serves as Contributing Editor. Join us for Dr. Kelly‚Äôs talk.  

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