Podium Discussion with Dr. ANGELA DAVIS, "Black Panthers and African-American GIs in West Germany in the 1960s and 1970s"
Tuesday, February 12, 2013   -   5:00 PM
Location:  Knobloch Campus Center Alvarez- Smith 900 Room

Podium Discussion with Dr. Angela Davis, "Black Panthers and African-American GIs in West Germany in the1960s and 1970s" The podium discussion supports the award-winning multimedia exhibition “The Civil Rights Struggle, African-American GIs, and Germany” that will be on display in the Brown Atrium of Alvarez College Union during the month of February.

The author of nine books, she has lectured throughout the United States as well as in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and South America. Her most recent studies — The Meaning of Freedom and Other Difficult Dialogues, Abolition Democracy and Are Prisons Obsolete? — concern the abolition of the prison system.

Davis taught for the last 15 years at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she is now Distinguished Professor Emerita of History of Consciousness, an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program, and of Feminist Studies.  

For more information on her talk at Davidson, call 704-894-2284.

Event Type:  Lecture
Contact:  Pegelow Kaplan, Thomas
E-mail:  thpegelowkaplan@davidson.edu