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

   
Summary

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

Description

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."

Starts

4:00pm on Tuesday, October 12th 2010

End Time

6:00pm

Topics

Lectures

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/

 
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