President's Lecture Series

Despite adverse weather conditions, Dr. George Yancy's lecture will continue to be held at 7PM in the La Maison Salon, as part of the President's Lecture Series.  The lecture and discussion will go from 7PM to 8:30PM.

Event details:

On February 16, George Yancy, Ph.D., will present a lecture titled “White Gazes and the Fear of Black Bodies” at 7 p.m. in the La Maison Salon as part of Assumption College's 2009-2010 President's Lecture Series.

Yancy, an Assistant Professor at Duquesne University, is the author of Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race. He has published in a variety of scholarly journals, including African American Review, the Journal of Speculative Philosophy, Philosophy & Social Criticism, the Review of Metaphysics and more. He also has edited 10 books, three of which won Choice Outstanding Academic Title Awards.

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