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Over the rainbow: Black studies, black struggle, and the neoliberal turn

When: Tuesday, 27 June 2017 - Tuesday, 27 June 2017
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
WiSER Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Richard Ward Building
Start time:18:00

The Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER) will host a public lecture and presentation by Robin Kelley.

Kelly is a Gary B. Nash Professor of American History at University of California, Los Angeles and the author of Africa Speaks, America Answers: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times and Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination. This lecture will link two moments of insurgency on college campuses, mostly in the US but also in other places—those of the 1980s-90s and recent black protests.

The lecture will be introduced by Victoria Collis-Buthelezi and chaired by Bongani Madondo.

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