Available Seats 288
Location: 100 Hutchins Hall
The 2016 National Book Award for Nonfiction Winner and New York Times bestselling author Ibram X. Kendi joins the University of Michigan community to discuss the history of American racism. Kendi’s new book, Stamped from the Beginning, explains how looking deeper into the racist ideas entrenched in our society will enable us to develop a more equitable America. Dr. Kendi is an assistant professor of African American History at the University of Florida, and his writings have appeared in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Black Perspectives, and more. For more information on this Speaker, please visit www.prhspeakers.com.
A book signing will follow.
This event is sponsored by: Munger Graduate Residences; Rackham Graduate School; School of Kinesiology; College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; School of Public Health; Michigan Law Educational Environment Committee; Life Sciences Institute; Helen Zell’s Writers’ Program; University Library; College of Engineering; School of Music, Theatre & Dance; Department of History; School of Social Work; School of Education; Department of Afroamerican and African Studies; Bentley Historical Library; University of Michigan Museum of Art; and Literati Bookstore