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Cultural critic, musician, and writer Greg Tate will give a lecture at Hampshire College on Thursday, November 6, at 1:00 p.m. in Franklin Patterson Hall (Main Lecture Hall). The event is free and open to the public.
Greg Tate is the author of several books, including the classic Flyboy in the Buttermilk: Essays on Contemporary America (1993) and the edited volume Everything But the Burden: What White People Are Taking From Black Culture (2003). His latest book, Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate Reader, will be published at Duke University Press later this year.
Tate is the founder and conductor of Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber and a former Village Voice staff writer. In 2010, he was awarded a United States Artists fellowship.
He has been a visiting professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and the Louis Armstrong Visiting Professor at Columbia University. Tate is currently the Sterling Brown Visiting Professor of Africana Studies at Williams College.
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