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April 18, 2013
12:00 pm African American Studies Speaker Series: Millery Polyné “The Idea of Haiti: Newness, Singularity and the Phantasmic Pan America” @ Anderson Hall
African American Studies Speaker Se… @ Anderson Hall
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
About the speaker: Millery Polyné is an Assistant Professor of American Studies at New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. A graduate of Morehouse College and the University of Michigan (Ph.D. History), Millery’s teaching and research interests examine the history of African American and Afro-Caribbean relations in the 19th and 20th centuries; the history of human rights discourse in the Americas; and sports and urban memory. He is the author of From Douglass to Duvalier: U.S. African Americans, Haiti and Pan Americanism, 1870-1964 (University Press of Florida, 2010) and the editor of The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development (University of Minnesota Press, 2013). Currently, he is working on two books, A Better Destiny: Human Rights, Caribbean Exiles and Dictatorship during the Cold War and Boston’s Burden: Race and Urban Memory in the Twentieth Century.
12:30 pm Distinguished Faculty Lectures Series: Fabrications of A Violent Present @ Gladfelter Hall
Distinguished Faculty Lectures Seri… @ Gladfelter Hall
Apr 18 @ 12:30 pm – 2:20 pm
Distinguished Faculty Lectures Series presents Adam Shellhorse, Spanish and Portuguese on “Fabrications of a Violent Present: The Problem of Modernity, Poetics and Margins in Brazilian Concrete Poetry” [...]