MillerComm Lecture Series

Race, Culture, and Identity

Thursday, March 2nd, 1995
Kwame Anthony Appiah
8:00 pm

Lincoln Hall Theatre
702 South Wright Street, Urbana

Event Description

Expanding upon themes from his most recent book, In My Father's House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture, Kwame Anthony Appiah explores the role that racial and cultural factors have had in creating individual and collective identities. This work has been called "one of (very few) on race that will help preserve our humanity and guide us gracefully into the next century."

Cosponsored by: Office of the Chancellor; Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Graduate College; Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs; The Council of Deans; The Center for Advanced Study; George A. Miller Endowment; George A. Miller Committee; School of Art and Design; Department of Anthropology; Department of English; Department of French; Department of Geography; Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures; Department of History; Department of Kinesiology; Department of Linguistics; Department of Philosophy; Department of Political Science; Department of Sociology; Department of Speech Communications; African-American Cultural Program; Afro-American Studies and Research Program; Center for African Studies; Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies; Division of English as an International Language; International Programs and Studies; LAS/Humanities Council; Program for the Study of Cultural Values and Ethics; Program for the Study of Religion; Program in Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security (ACDIS); Program in Comparative Literature; Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory; Unit One


Kwame Anthony Appiah

Department of Afro-American Studies and Philosophy, Harvard University