"Richard Wright: Realizing the Promise of the West"

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Date & Time: 
Friday, September 18, 2015
12:15pm to 2:00pm

Center for Race, Philosophy & Social Justice Speaker Series (workshop format)
Tommie Shelby, Harvard University
Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and American Studies and of Philosophy

https://0.academia-photos.com/706050/238182/281632/s200_tommie.shelby.jpgTommie Shelby received his B.A. from Florida A & M University (1990) and Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh (1998). Prior to coming to Harvard in 2000, he taught philosophy at Ohio State University (1996-2000). His main areas of research and teaching are Africana philosophy, social and political philosophy, philosophy of race, and social theory. He is the author of We Who Are Dark: The Philosophical Foundations of Black Solidarity (Harvard, 2005) and coeditor (with Derrick Darby) of Hip Hop and Philosophy: Rhyme 2 Reason (Open Court, 2005).

*Richard Wright and Black Political Thought Paper>>>
Please download and read prior to workshop.

Location:  758 Schermerhorn Ext
Columbia University, Morningside Campus