CML to Screen Webinar with International Historian

An upcoming webinar, titled “Minority the Paradox: Blackness in France,” will feature a lecture and conversation with Pap NDiaye, author and professor at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in McClain Hall 305. The webinar is free and in English, and it is sponsored by the Department of Classical and Modern Languages

NDiaye is a historian specializing in the social history of the United States with a focus on its minorities. He holds a doctorate from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), where he was a lecturer before being selected in 2012 as professor at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). Ndiaye is a pioneer of black studies in French, and co-founded the Circle of Action for the Promotion of Diversity in France (CAPDIV) with Patrick Loze.

Michael C. Dawson, one of the nation’s leading experts on race and politics, will moderate a post-lecture discussion. The webinar is organized by the UChicago France Chicago Center, with support from the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture (CSRPC), the Cultural Services of the French Consulate in Chicago, Institute of Politics, University of Chicago French Club, Franke Institute for the Humanities and Alliance Française de Chicago.

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