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African American Studies Program Presents: Living through the Hoop: High School Basketball, Race, and the American Dream

Tuesday, October 12
When:
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
4:00 pm
Information Phone:
617-353-2795
Contact Name:
Soren Hessler
Building:
George Sherman Union
Room:
Howard Thurman Center, Lower Level
Contact Email:
afam@bu.edu
Contact URL:
http://www.bu.edu/afam/
Topics: Lectures

Dr. Reuben A. Buford May is a 2010-2011 MLK Visiting Professor at the MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology at Texas A & M University. An urban ethnographer, he views the city as a laboratory for examining the complexities of social life. Research areas include Urban Ethnography, Race and Culture, the Sociology of Sport, and the Sociology of the Everyday. He will present a lecture entitled: "Living through the Hoop: High School Basketball, Race, and the American Dream."

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