The 2016 Dr. William G. Anderson Lecture Series: Slavery to Freedom
Award-winning, New York Times bestselling author whose work explores issues related to such topics as human rights, genocide and hate, corporate corruption and historical investigation.
February 11, 2016, 5 p.m. Big Ten Room BC, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
Thought-provoking speaker, social commentator and academic who has written more than 20 books, he’s best known for his classics Race Matters and Democracy Matters. Professor West’s work examines the crossroads of race, gender and class in American society.
February 18, 2016, 5 p.m. Big Ten Room BC, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
As one of the Little Rock Nine, he and eight classmates were the fi rst to integrate Little Rock Arkansas’s Central High School in 1954, for which they later received the Congressional Gold Medal from President Clinton. He went on to earn his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at MSU and has held a career in both the public and private sectors, working to address inequities in labor and education.
February 25, 2016, 5 p.m. Auditorium, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center