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Visiting Faculty Scholars of Color Lecture Series ft. Craig Steven Wilder

2018-01-31 17:00 2018-01-31 18:15 15 Penn GSE Event: Visiting Faculty Scholars of Color Lecture Series ft. Craig Steven Wilder DD/MM/YYYY
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm
3700 Walnut St, Room 203

Craig Steven Wilder is a professor of history at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Wilder’s most recent book, Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities argues that the nation’s early colleges were dependent on wealth accrued from slavery and played a major role in the extermination of indigenous populations and the enslavement of people of African descent.

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