A part of Miami University’s 2018 Penny Lecture Series.
Rodney Coates, professor of in the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies and director of Black World Studies, brings the speakers to campus for his class “Critical Inquiry and Penny Lecture Series,” The theme of this year’s series is Global Identities and Social Movements , and all of the lectures are at 6 p.m. in 001 Upham Hall. Talks are free and open to the public.
W. Carson Byrd is an assistant professor in the Department of Pan-African Studies at the University of Louisville. Before arriving in Louisville, he served as the Research Associate in the Center for Race and Social Policy Research and an instructor in the Department of Sociology and the Africana Studies program at Virginia Tech. He completed hisgraduate work in Sociology at Virginia Tech, earning my doctorate in 2011 and a master’s degree in 2007. Additionally, he received graduate certificates in Race and Social Policy and the Future Professoriate while in graduate school. He earned my bachelor’s degree in 2005 from Mars Hill College in North Carolina.