[Blackstudies-l] "A Community Conversation with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi" on Wednesday, 10/21, from 7-9 PM -- via zoom

Maria Lima lima at geneseo.edu
Thu Oct 15 09:06:06 EDT 2020

Wed, Oct 21, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi Community Conversation, 7pm
Geneseo Teaching and Learning Center <tlc at geneseo.edu>: Oct 14 09:26AM -0400

Our colleagues in Syracuse, NY are hosting a FREE community conversation
with *Dr. Ibram X. Kendi on Wednesday, October 21 from 7-9pm* via Zoom. The
event will feature a presentation by Dr. Kendi, followed by a
live-streamed, moderated conversation with questions from community members.

*Title: *A Community Conversation with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

*Who: *Dr. Ibram X. Kendi is one of the country's leading antiracist
voices. He is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston
University, a #1 New York Times best-selling author, and the youngest-ever
winner of the National Book Award for Nonfiction. He is also a 2020–2021
Frances B. Cashin Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at
Harvard University, where he will continue work on his next historical
monograph, *Bones of Inequity: A Narrative History of Racist Policies in

*Description:* The Friends of the Central Library, in partnership with the
Syracuse University Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Hendricks Chapel,
and the Lender Center for Social Justice, present A Community Conversation
with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, sponsored by The Central New York Community
Foundation, The Gifford Foundation, and WCNY. Join us for a free discussion
on Zoom about antiracism and critical social issues that affect us all. In
the coming weeks, you will receive an email with instructions and a link to
the Zoom webinar for the event.

Kendi's 2019 book *How to be an Antiracist* was described by the New York
Times as “the most courageous book to date on the problem of race in the
Western mind.” His latest book published October 6, 2020, *Be Antiracist: A
Guided Journal for Awareness, Reflection, and Action*, is available now.

This event is open to all, however *pre-registration is required

David B. Parfitt, Ph.D.
Director, Teaching and Learning Center
State University of New York at Geneseo
Geneseo, NY 14454
parfittd at geneseo.edu
Maria Helena Lima
Department of English
Black Studies Co-Coordinator
James and Julia Lockhart Professor, 2014-2017
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