Deeply Democratic: A Symposium on Dr. Manning Marable

Friday, February 10, 2012 - 12:30pm
Event Location: 
Iowa City Public Library, Meeting room A
123 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240

This symposium celebrates the intellectual, political, and pedagogical work of the late Professor Manning Marable, who up until his passing, was the M. Moran Weston and Black Alumni Council Professor of African American Studies at Columbia University.

With a Keynote Lecture by:

Professor Russell Rickford, Department of History, Dartmouth College

Symposium Details:

12:30-2:00pm: Discussion: “Claiming Earth”: The Land Question and Pan Africanist Theory in the 1970s,” an article in progress by Professor Russell Rickford (email for the article)

*3:30-4:15pm: Keynote Lecture: “Beyond Boundaries: Manning Marable,” by Professor Russell Rickford, Dartmouth College

4:15-4:30pm: Comments: Professor Richard Turner, The University of Iowa

4:30-5:00pm: Roundtable Discussion: Manning Marable’s contribution to political theory, human rights, and higher education

5:00-5:30pm: Audience Q & A

hors d'oeuvre, refreshments, & coffee served