Five College Consortium

24th Annual Du Bois Lecture: Reiland Rabaka

Wed, Feb 21 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
Old Chapel

Reiland Rabaka is the featured speaker at the 24th annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture, titled "W.E.B. Du Bois and the Emergence of the Civil Rights Movement."

Rabaka is professor of African, African American, and Caribbean studies in the department of ethnic studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the author of "Against Epistemic Apartheid: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Disciplinary Decadence of Sociology," "Forms of Fanonism: Frantz Fanon’s Critical Theory and the Dialectics of Decolonization," "Concepts of Cabralism: Amilcar Cabral and Africana Critical Theory" and "The Negritude Movement."

Each year, the UMass Amherst Libraries mark the Feb. 23, 1868 birthday of W.E.B. Du Bois with a lecture on a topic relating to his life and legacy. The Library was named for Du Bois in 1994 and is home to the extensive W.E.B. Du Bois Papers.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Campus: 
UMass Amherst
Accessible location
Accessibility info: 
Check with the Umass Amherst Disability Services office for more information about accessibility at this event
Ticket info: 
Free admission
Contact phone: 
413-577-0932
Contact email: 
wbbaptiste@anthro.umass.edu