Dr. William G. Anderson Lecture Series, Slavery to Freedom: An American Odyssey Series: Dr. Angela Davis

Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 5:00pm
Wharton Center for Performaing Arts Pasant Theatre/Online

The Dr. William G. Anderson Lecture Series: Slavery to Freedom gives members of the mid-Michigan community opportunities to interact with multicultural leaders from education, business, industry, entertainment and government. For 23 years, this series has featured living icons of the American Civil Rights Movement. All Activities are free of charge.

Dr. Angela Davis, a university educator who is well-known for her movements for social justice through her activism and scholarship, emphasizing the “importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial and gender justice.” The author of 11 books, including Abolition.Feminism.Now, which she co-authored with Gina Dent, Erica Meiners and Beth Richie, Dr. Davis is known for helping to popularize the notion of a “prison industrial complex,” urging others to think about a world without prison systems.

The Graduate School is a sponsor of this event.

This event will be hybrid. Register to attend here.