Constructing Black Bodies Through The White Male Gaze
The Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society, the Vice Provost for Diversity and Equal Opportunity, the Office for LGBT Services, the Department of Philosophy, the Department of Woman's and Gender Studies, and the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research present George Yancy.
Feb 01, 2010
from 03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
|Where||Chao Auditorium of Ekstrom Library|
|Contact Name||Jennifer Stephens|
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George Yancy is currently Associate Professor of Philosophy at Duquesne University. Professor Yancy received his BA (cum laude) in philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh, his first MA (in Philosophy) from Yale University, a second MA in African Studies from New York University, and his Ph.D. in Philosophy (with Honors) from Duquesne University. He is the author of Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race (Rowman and Littlefield 2008). His current edited book, The Center Must Not Hold: White Women Philosophers on The Whiteness of Philosophy, will appear in March of this year.
*This event is free and open to the public.