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Harris-Lacewell coming to Asheville

 Update:  Melissa Harris-Lacewell is here, today!!!
Melissa Harris Lacewell

Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African American studies at Princeton University, will speak at noon Thursday, Feb. 21, at UNC Asheville’s Humanities Lecture Hall. Harris-Lacewell is the author of the critically acclaimed and award-winning book, “Barbershops, Bibles, and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought.” In addition, she has written for a number of newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and New York Newsday. Harris-Lacewell regularly provides commentary on U.S. elections and race, religious and gender issues for leading news outlets across the country. Harris-Lacewell is currently working on a new book, “For Colored Girls Who’ve Considered Politics When Being Strong Wasn’t Enough.” Professor Harris-Lacewell has been a guest on the Bill Moyers Journal (here) and The Errington Thompson Show (here and here). The event is free and open to the public.

She will be appearing on the Errington Thompson Show on the 23rd.

By |2008-02-21T06:46:58-04:00February 21st, 2008|Education, Race|Comments Off on Harris-Lacewell coming to Asheville

Robert Moses coming to UNC – Asheville

Robert Moses

University of
North Carolina Black History Month Event Series:

“Mathematics, Computers, and the Need for a
‘Quality’ Public School Education in the 21st Century”

A lecture by civil rights leader, MacArthur Fellow, and founder of The Algebra Project, Dr. Robert P. Moses

Wednesday, February 27, 2008
7:00 PM
UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium

The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 828-232-5110

By |2008-02-09T07:19:36-04:00February 9th, 2008|Domestic Issues|Comments Off on Robert Moses coming to UNC – Asheville

Glenn Greenwald coming to Asheville

Glenn Greenwald

Updated and RE-Posted to keep everyone in the loop!

I’m sorry to say that Glenn Greenwald is canceled due to illness.  We hope to reschedule soon!

The Errington Thompson Show is bringing Glenn Greenwald to Asheville. September 13th. He will be lecturing on UNCA’s campus at 12:30. A book signing is planned (5 pm at the Haywood Park Hotel Lobby) and a trip to Drinking Liberally that evening at 7 pm. He will be doing an interview for the Errington Thompson Show.

Mark your calendars!!

By |2007-09-11T13:00:32-04:00September 11th, 2007|Other Political Thoughts, Podcasts|Comments Off on Glenn Greenwald coming to Asheville
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