Each year, the ALST program invites nationally recognized thinkers, activists, and writers to speak on issues of race, oppression, and resistance.
We ask students to attend and challenge them to critically analyze what they hear in relation to what they learn in the classroom.
Speaker: Professor Michelle Moyd
Title: Ordeal and Opportunity: Ending the First World War in Africa, 1914-1925
Speaker: Professor Dianne Stewart
Title: “The Nationality There is Methodist: The Black Church in America and Other Africana Religious Structures of Nation-building
Speaker: Professor Ada Ferrer
Title: “Aponte’s Vision: Toward Hemispheric Histories of Black Anti-Slavery”
Speaker: Professor Lawrence Hill
Title: “The Book of Negroes: Fiction and the American Revolution”
Speaker: Professor Robert Trent Vinson
Title: “Which Walk to Freedom?” W.E.B. Du Bois, Marcus Garvey, and the Promise and Peril of Pan-Africanism in Twentieth-Century South Africa