The Struggle for Black Dignity in the Age of Trump and the Era of Black Lives Matter

Peniel E. Joseph, PhD
Event Date: March 23, 2017 - 6 p.m.
Event Type: Open to public
Location: Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom C (Room 3550C)

Dean David Cash cordially invites you to the

Spring 2017 Robert C. Wood Visiting Professor of Public and Urban Affairs Lecture

"The Struggle for Black Dignity in the Age of Trump and the Era of Black Lives Matter"


Thursday, March 23, 2017
6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:30 p.m. - Lecture and panel response


University of Massachusetts Boston
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom C



The lecture will be responded by
Michael Curry, President, Boston National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Barbara Lewis, Director, William Monroe Trotter Institute, UMass Boston


About Speaker:
Peniel E. Joseph, PhD founded the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Tufts University, and is now at the University of Texas at Austin, holding a joint appointment in the College of Liberal Arts and asa professor in the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. He is the author of several books, including Stokely, A Life, a biography of Stokely Carmichael.


Parking and Transportation:
Guests are encouraged to take public transportation (JFK/UMass stop on the Red Line) or park at the UMass Boston Bayside Lot located at 200 Mt. Vernon Street. Shuttle buses from the T and the Bayside Lot directly to the Campus Center are both frequent and free.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit two weeks prior to the event.