Black Studies and the Quest for Radical Autonomy

Edmund T. Gordon is the founding (former) chair of the African and African Diaspora Studies Department, Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies and Anthropology of the African Diaspora, and Vice Provost for Diversity at The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Gordon is also the former Associate Vice President of Thematic Initiatives and Community Engagement of the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement as well as former Director of the Center for African and African American Studies at The University of Texas. His teaching and areas of research include: Culture and power in the African Diaspora, gender studies (particularly Black males), critical race theory, race education, and the racial economy of space and resources.

Lunch provided

Blackness Unbound: Critical Diaspora Studies Working Group

Supported by the Center for Ideas and Society and the UC Consortium for Black Studies in California.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 11:00am to 1:30pm

Humanities & Social Sciences Building, 1500

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UCRideas, Blackness Unbound


Center for Ideas & Society


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