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UC San Diego EDI Lecture Series: Dr. Michael Eric Dyson
July 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFREE
About this event
We are proud to announce the 2023 lecture series from the Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. This year, we will feature Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, a distinguished professor, gifted writer, and prominent media personality. Dr. Dyson has taught at some of the nation’s most prestigious universities, including Princeton,Brown, and Georgetown, and is currently a Distinguished University Professor at Vanderbilt University. He has authored over 25 books, including seven New York Times bestsellers. Dr. Dyson has won numerous awards for his literary achievements, including the 2020 Langston Hughes Medal, the American Book Award, and twoNAACP Image Awards.
In addition to his academic and writing pursuits, Dr. Dyson is also a leading public intellectual, known for his thought-provoking insights on race, social justice, and contemporary culture. His books on figures such asMartin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Barack Obama have garnered widespread acclaim and sparked important conversations about race in America.
Topic: A Force for Change
Date: Monday, July 24, 2023
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT | Refreshments will be served
Venue: UC San Diego Park & Market
Parking: Padres Parkade, 440 11th Ave., San Diego, CA, | Go to the 10th Avenue entrance
Or you can take the UC San Diego Blue Line Trolley