2012 University of Illinois Board of Directors
Lecture or speech
<i>Abstract: </i>Alkalimat guides listeners through a close reading of WEB DuBois, and talks about DuBois' analysis, his struggles and his fight to change American society. <br/><br/> <i>Title: </i><b>The Box- Part 2</b><br/> <i>Speaker: </i><b>Abdul Alkalimat</b><br/> <i>Professor of African American Studies, University of Illinois</i><br/> <br/> <i>Description: </i>Abdul Alkalimat continues his lecture "The Box." Critical reading is an important method of understanding the meaning of important essays and thinkers. W.E.B. DuBois was one of the most important thinkers in African American studies. Here, Alkalimat guides listeners through a close reading of W.E.B. DuBois, and talks about DuBois' analysis, his struggles and his fight to change American society. <br/> <i>Sponsor: </i>Department of African American Studies <br/> <i>Lecture Series: </i>AFRO 474, Rethinking the Black Freedom Movement
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Box Lecture 2 (slides)
Faculty page for Abdul Alkalimat
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