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Eddie Glaude
William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies and Chair of the Center for African American Studies, Princeton University

"On the Crisis of Black Leadership"
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Thu., Sep. 20, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Big Twelve Room, Kansas Union

Co-sponsored by the Langston Hughes Center, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Kansas African Studies Center, Ecumenical Campus Ministries, Theologian in Residence Planning Committee of Lawrence, the Departments of African & African American Studies and Religious Studies, and the Hall Center

Eddie Glaude, Jr. is the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies and the Chair of the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University.  He is the author of In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America (2007), Exodus! Religion, Race, and Nation in Early 19th Century Black America (2000), and editor of Is it Nation Time? Contemporary Essays on Black Power and Black Nationalism, University of Chicago Press (2002).  Professor Glaude is also the co-editer of "African-American Religious Thought: An Anthology," (2004) with Cornel West. In 2009 he was awarded Princeton's President's Award for Distinguished Teaching.  In 2011 he gave the prestigious W. E. B. Du Bois Lecture at Harvard University, his lectures were entitled: "Pragmatic Reconstructions: The Prophetic, the Heroic, and the Democratic.  His research interests include American pragmatism, specifically the work of John Dewey, and African American religious history and its place in American public life..

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