For Oneself and One’s Own: Law, Citizenship and African American History
Wednesday | Nov. 15, 2023 | 6 p.m. CT
On Trial: The Tradition of Black Testimony and Witness
Thursday | Nov. 16, 2023 | 6 p.m. CT
Join the lectures either online via Zoom or on campus in Hudspeth Auditorium, Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies. All members of the Rice community and public are welcome.
Imani Perry is the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at Harvard Radcliffe Institute and Henry A. Morss Jr. and Elisabeth W. Morss Professor of Studies of Women, Gender and Sexuality and of African and African American Studies in the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences. She is the author of seven books, including “South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation,” winner of the 2022 National Book Award for Nonfiction, and “Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry,” which received the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography, the Phi Beta Kappa Christian Gauss Award for Outstanding Work in Literary Scholarship, and the Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Nonfiction, among other honors.
The Campbell Lecture Series is organized by the School of Humanities Dean’s Office, with generous support from the Campbell Foundation. The mission of the lecture series is to bring distinguished scholars in the arts, literature and humanities to Rice to discuss their work and career, while supporting engagement between scholar and student.
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