[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
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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
America*.

*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
<
https://shop.wcny.org/event/a-community-conversation-with-dr-ibram-x-kendi-virtual-event/
>*
.

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David B. Parfitt, Ph.D.
He/Him/Dave
Director, Teaching and Learning Center
State University of New York at Geneseo
Geneseo, NY 14454
parfittd at geneseo.edu
585.245.5336
Maria Helena Lima
Professor
Department of English
Black Studies Co-Coordinator
James and Julia Lockhart Professor, 2014-2017
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