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Thu 2/9: Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness

When: Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where: UCSD: University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, San Diego

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Description: <p>This film, produced and directed by Harvard University Professor Vincent Brown, examines cultural identity &amp; politics of knowledge through the career of Melville J. Herskovits, founder of the first African Studies Center in the United States. Herskovits was also the founder and first President of the African Studies Association and was responsible for creating a large scale scholarly interest in African and Diaspora Studies. A discussion of his contribution as a form of resistance will be led by Distinguished Professor Bennetta Jules-Rosette. Refreshments will be served. UCSD Social Science Building, Room #101.</p>

Source: SD Reader

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