Julianne Malveaux speaks at Denison
Date of Event: February 16, 2009
Posted: February 17, 2009
Julianne Malveaux, president of Bennett College for Women, will lecture on “To Excite Dissatisfaction in Black Studies in the Contemporary Liberal Curriculum” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 16, in the Burton D. Morgan Center Lecture Hall (150 Ridge Road). The lecture is free and open to the public.
Malveaux is an economist, author and commentator, and has been described by Cornel West as “the most iconoclastic public intellectual in the country.” Her popular writing has appeared in USA Today, Black Issues in Higher Education, Ms. magazine, Essence magazine, and The Progressive magazine. She has written weekly columns that have appeared in newspapers across the country, and she is well known for appearances on national network television and radio programs.
Malveaux’s academic work is included in numerous anthologies and journals. She is the editor of “Voices of Vision: African American Women on the Issues” (1996); the co-editor of “Slipping Through the Cracks: The Status of Black Women” (1986); and co-editor of “The Paradox of Loyalty: An African American Response to the War on Terrorism” (2002). She is the author of two column anthologies: “Sex, Lies, and Stereotypes: Perspectives of a Mad Economist”(1994); and “Wall Street, Main Street, and the Side Street: A Mad Economist Takes a Stroll” (1999). Most recently, she has co-authored “Unfinished Business: A Democrat and A Republican Take on the 10 Most Important Issues Women Face” (2002).
The lecture is sponsored by Denison University’s Black Studies Spring Events.
CALENDAR LSTING: Denison University, Granville — Julianne Malveaux lecture “To Excite Dissatisfaction in Black Studies in the Contemporary Liberal Curriculum”; 4:30 p.m., Mon., Feb. 16, Burton D. Morgan Center Lecture Hall (150 Ridge Road). The lecture is free and open to the public.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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