"Grand Simplification: Historical Illiteracy in the Age of Mass Incarceration"
Public Lecture given by Dr. Khalil Muhammad,
Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library
Wednesday, April 24, 4-6pm
179 Grace Dodge Hall, Teachers College
Reception to follow
Graduate Student Seminar
Graduate students are also invited to attend a small group discussion with Dr. Muhammad:
Wednesday, April 24, 2:30-3:30pm
104b Russell Hall, Gottesman Library
Khalil Muhammad is at the forefront of scholarship on the enduring link between race and crime that has shaped and limited opportunities for African Americans. Muhammad is now working on his second book, Disappearing Acts: The End of White Criminality in the Age of Jim Crow, which traces the historical roots of the changing demographics of crime and punishment so evident today.
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RSVP requested, but not required!
Ansley T. Erickson
Lecture Series Co-Director, Assistant Professor, History and Education, Teachers College Columbia University
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