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Black History Month: The Problem with Black People by William Jelani Cobb
Event Type:Lecture
Location:Mather Hall Rittenberg Lounge
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
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Karla J. Spurlock-Evans
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Department:Multi-Cultural Affairs
Associate Professor of History and Director of the Institute for African American Studies at University of Connecticut, Dr. Cobb specializes in post-Civil War African American history, 20th century American politics, and the history of the Cold War.  He is the recipient of fellowships from the Fulbright and Ford Foundations and has authored and edited several volumes, including The Substance of Hope: Barack Obama & the Paradox of Progress (Bloomsbury 2010), The Devil & Dave Chappelle and Other Essays (Thunder’s Mouth Press 2007) and To the Break of Dawn: A Freestyle on the Hip Hop Aesthetic (NYU Press 2007), which was a finalist for the National Award for Arts Writing.  Dr. Cobb earned his B.A. from Howard University and his doctorate from Rutgers University.
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4:15 PM - 6:00 PM Black History Month: The Problem with Black People by William Jelani CobbMather Hall Rittenberg Lounge
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