Center for African Studies: Images of Africa and the History of Race in America


Monday, April 24, 2017, 5:30pm to 7:00pm


George Sherman Union 775 Commonwealth Avenue 2nd floor Conference Auditorium Boston, MA 02215


Join us for a public conversation with Harvard University’s Alphonse Fletcher University Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.. The event will begin with a screening of a short clip from Professor Gate’s PBS film series, “Africa’s Great Civilizations”. Professor Gates will then speak about the film’s relevance to questions of race in America today. Following his presentation, there will be a panel discussion with Professor Linda Heywood and Professor John Thornton. The program will end with questions from the audience.

ORGANIZER(S): College of Arts and Sciences and the Office of the President at Boston University