Events Archive 2012-2013

Picture of BoboShirley Kennedy Lecture Series

Dr. Lawrence D. Bobo

Lawrence D. Bobo holds appointments in the Department of Sociology and the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. His research focuses on the intersection of social inequality, politics, and race. His research has appeared in American Sociological Review, American Journal of Sociology, Social Forces, American Political Science Review, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Social Psychology Quarterly, and Public Opinion Quarterly. He is a founding editor of the journal Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race, published by Cambridge University Press. He is co-author of the award winning book Racial Attitudes in America: Trends and Interpretations (Harvard University Press, 1997, with H. Schuman, C. Steeh, and M. Krysan) and senior editor of Prismatic Metropolis: Inequality in Los Angeles (Russell Sage Foundation, 2000, with M. L. Oliver, J. H. Johnson, and A. Valenzuela). His most recent book Prejudice in Politics: Group Position, Public Opinion, and the Wisconsin Treaty Rights Dispute (Harvard University Press, 2006, with M. Tuan) was a finalist for 2007 C. Wright Mills Award. He is currently working on the "Race, Crime, and Public Opinion" project.

Thursday, May 16th, 20134 pm
MultiCultural Center Theater
Reception to follow - 5:30 - 7:00 pm



TUESDAY, MAY 7    11 am - 1:00 pm

Traditional Drumming and Song
Rara Tou Limen Dance Company
11:00 - 11:30 am AT HSSB 1151

Haitian Folkloric Dance Workshop
A participatory workshop led by Portsha Jefferson and Daniel Brevil
Rara Tou Limen Dance Company
11:30 - 1:00 pm AT HSSB 1151

THURSDAY, MAY 9     2:00 - 4:00 pm

DEFILE LA FOLLE: The Mistaken Madwoman

This one-woman performance by artist/activist Ella Turenne pays homage to Defile La Folle, a woman freedom fighter in the Haitian Revolution.
Ella Turenne - 2-4 pm. IV Theater 2



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