Eqbal Ahmad Annual Lecture Series

Please mark your calendar for this two-part symposium:

Life in a Penal Democracy: Race, Policing, and the Limits of Liberal Reform
Tuesday October 25, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in the Robert Crown Center
Naomi Murakawa, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, and
Khalil G. Muhammad, Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Suzanne Young Murray Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Resisting Racial Violence: Making Our Communities Safe
Wednesday October 26, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. location TBD
Cara Page 88F, a Hampshire alum from the Audre Lorde Project
Charlene Carruthers, Black Youth Project 100 in Chicago

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Previous Eqbal Ahmad Lecturers include Kimberlé Crenshaw, Kofi Annan, Edward Said, Noam Chomsky, Arundhati Roy, Seymour Hersh, and Tariq Ali.

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Eqbal Ahmad

The annual Eqbal Ahmad Lecture honors the teaching, scholarship, and activism of the late Eqbal Ahmad, who was a longtime Hampshire College professor.

Professor Ahmad's faculty colleagues, former students, family, and friends from around the globe have joined together to make this lecture series a continuing celebration of his life and work.

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