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      College of Arts and Humanities 2011-2012 Dean's Lecture Series: Angela Davis in conversation in College Park

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      April 18, 2012

      Wednesday   7:00 PM

      College Park
      College Park, Maryland 20742

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      College of Arts and Humanities 2011-2012 Dean's Lecture Series: Angela Davis in conversation

      For over four decades, philosopher and writer Angela Davis has been one of most influential, controversial, and fearless activists and public intellectuals in the United States. Her work as an educator both at the university level and in the larger public sphere has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender justice. Currently Professor Emerita of the History of Consciousness at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Professor Davis' notable books are Women, Race, and Class (1981), The House That Race Built (1998), Are Prisons Obsolete? (2003), and most recently an acclaimed new critical edition of Frederick Douglasss classic work, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself. In collaboration with Adele H. Stamp Student Union, ADVANCE, the Departments of American Studies, Philosophy, and Womens Studies, and the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer {Will appear in FYI on Apr 16, 2012
      Start Time:
      5:30 PM
      End Time:
      7:00 PM
      Room:
      Colony Ballroom
      Common Location Name:
      Stamp Student Union
      Web Address:
      beworldwise.umd.edu
      Other Contact Information:
      Ethan Watermeier Office of the Dean, ARHU +1 301 405 2090 ethanw@umd.edu arhu.umd.edu
      Ticket Information
      Hoff Ticket Window 301-314-TKTS (8587) http://thestamp.umd.edu/reservations/ticket_office.html Tickets: FREE: FREE


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