Diaspora Talk Series: The Obamas and the New Politics of Race - "A Return to the Archive: Obama, the Novel, and the Challenge of the Present"
Fri, April 9, 2010 • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM • ISES Gallery - Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A230)
Diaspora Talk Series
The Obamas and the New Politics of Race
A Return to the Archive: Obama, the Novel, and the Challenge of the Present
Eddie Glaude Jr. - William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies, Princeton University
Eddie Glaude is a founding member and Senior Fellow of the Jamestown Project. Dr. Glaude is the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African-American Studies at Princeton University. His first book, Exodus! Religion, Race, and Nation in Early 19th Century Black America (University of Chicago Press, 2000), won the Modern Language Association's William Sanders Scarborough Book Prize. He is also the editor of Is it Nation Time?: Contemporary Essays on Black Power and Black Nationalism (University of Chicago Press, 2002) and, with Cornel West, of African American Religious Studies: An Anthology (Westminster/John Knox Press, 2003). (Moss Point, MS; B.A., Morehouse College; M.A., Temple University; Ph.D., Princeton University)
Professor Eddie Glaude's research interests include American pragmatism, specifically the work of John Dewey, and African American religious history and its place in American public life. He is the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including the 2002 Modern Language Association William Sanders Scarborough Prize for his book Exodus! Professor Glaude's work also includes African-American Religious Thought: An Anthology, (2004) co-edited with Cornel West.
Friday, April 9, 2010
3pm, ISESE Gallery/ Warfield Center (Jester Center A232A)