Stanley Stone Distinguished Lecture Series: Dr. Emily Bernard

  • Starts: 7:00 pm on Thursday, March 11, 2021
  • Ends: 8:00 pm on Thursday, March 11, 2021
In this virtual event, Teaching Race and the Difference it Makes, award-winning author Dr. Emily Bernard will discuss difficult issues of race in and beyond the classroom. This lecture, which will be followed by Q&A, is part of the Stanley P. Stone Distinguished Lecture Series at Boston University’s College of General Studies. Emily Bernard was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. She holds a B. A. and Ph. D. in American Studies from Yale University. Her first book, Remember Me to Harlem: The Letters of Langston Hughes and Carl Van Vechten, was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. A contributing editor at The American Scholar, Emily is the Julian Lindsay Green and Gold Professor of English at the University of Vermont and a 2020 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. Her new book, Black is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time, and Mine, was named a best book of 2019 by NPR and Kirkus Reviews. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teaching-race-and-the-difference-it-makes-with-dr-emily-bernard-tickets-139538460291