Black History Month Lecture & Department of Humanities Grand Rounds
Two Steps Forward, Two Steps Back:
The Countervailing Forces of Racial Progress
Bring your lunch and join the Department of Humanities
February 12, 2020 at 12 noon – 1:00 p.m. in Lecture Room A
as we welcome
Candis Watts Smith, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Political Science and African American Studies
Penn State University, University Park
Dr. Smith received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in Political Science from Duke University. Professor Smith’s expertise highlights the role race and ethnicity play in shaping the American political landscape. She is the author of Black Mosaic: The Politics of Black Pan-Ethnic Identity (NYU Press, 2014), and the co-author of Stay Woke: A People’s Guide to Making Black Lives Matter (NYU Press, 2019), as well as Racial Stasis: The Millennial Generation and the Stagnation of Racial Attitudes in American Politics (University of Chicago Press, 2020).
This event is free and open to the public.
No preregistration required.
For more info email Lori Ricard at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Drinks and snacks will be provided by the Department of Humanities.