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The Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies, in partnership with the African-American Studies Program and Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Studies, hosted a formal academic response to Ben Shapiro’s recent appearance on campus. Boston University Assistant Professor of Political Science Spencer Piston spoke with a lecture that responds to Shapiro’s claims with an account of the on-going social, political, and economic legacies of chattel slavery. You can read more about the event and response at BU Today.