Lecture by John L. Jackson, Jr.
Racism, Post-Raciality, and the Hidden Injuries of Colorblindness:
A lecture on race relations, contemporary popular culture and political correctness
February 12, 2009 at 7:30 PM at Bronfman Auditorium
John L. Jackson Jr. is an associate professor of communication and anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a visiting professor of law at Harvard Law School. His books include Racial Paranoia: The Unintended Consequences of Political Correctness (2008), Real Black: Adventures in Racial Sincerity (2005), and Harlemworld: Doing Race and Class in Contemporary Black America (2001). He will be speaking about racial politics, religion, and contemporary popular culture.
Free and open to the public! Sponsored by the Multicultural Center-Lecture Series, Africana Studies, the Oakley Center and Claiming Williams.