Ashley Farmer has pieced together the stories of unsung black women who helped shape the battle against racial inequality after World War II. The CAS prof’s new book focuses on their contributions as theorists and thinkers, describing what they achieved and what they put at risk: their jobs, their husbands' jobs, their reputations, even their lives.
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- School in China, College in the US: Challenges and Rewards as seen at BU12:00pm
- Research in Action: Climate Initiatives Panel Discussion4:00pm
- The Path to Brexit: Economics, Politics and the Legal Road Ahead7:00pm
- Christopher Ricks: Conversations about Bob Dylan - Dylan and Trains: "Can't You Hear That Duquesne Whistle Blowing?"7:00pm
- Shakespeare's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING7:30pm
- Sargent Choice Test Kitchen8:00pm
Bob Dylan expert Christopher Ricks, William M. and Sara B. Warren Professor of the Humanities, will discuss Dylan's songs in a two-part series. In part one, he'll explore trains as a metaphor running through the Nobel Prize–winning singer-songwriter's work, using the song "Duquesne Whistle" as a case in point. Free and open to the public.
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