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Identifying the Democratic Character in Black Autobiographical Writing

Thursday, October 26, 2023 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

133 S 36th Street
Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics
Room 250 (the Forum)

Jared Loggins is an Assistant Professor of Black Studies and Political Science at Amherst College. His research areas include political theory, religious studies, historiography and intellectual history, Black studies, philosophy of race and racism, and aesthetics with special attention to the conceptual resources these fields offer in theorizing Black social life and resistance within and beyond capitalism. Professor Loggins is the co-author of Prophet of Discontent: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Critique of Racial Capitalism (Georgia, 2021).

Nora Reikosky will serve as discussant.