The Case for Reparations
93 Charles St. W., Isabel Bader Theatre
Time: Nov 3rd, 7:00 pm End: Nov 3rd, 9:00 pm
Interest Categories: United States Studies, Political Science, Philosophy (FAS), Law, Faculty of , History (FAS), Ethics, Diaspora/Transnational, Caribbean, African, 2000-, 1950-2000, 1900-1950, 1800-1900
Lecture by Ta-Nehisi Coates, author
Monday, November 3rd, 7-9 pm Isabel Bader Theatre 93 Charles St. West
TA-NEHISI COATES THE CASE FOR REPARATIONS
Organized by the Arts & Science Student Union; co-sponsored by the Centre for the Study of the United States at the Munk School of Global Affairs, Department of History, University of Toronto Student Union, and the Faculty of Arts & Science.
The Arts and Science Students’ Union in partnership with the Centre for Study of United States at the Munk School, the Faculty of Arts and Science, the University of Toronto Students’ Union and the History Department at U of T are proud to present, The Atlantic magazine writer and essayist, Ta-Nehisi Coates, on November 3rd, 7-9 pm, at the Isabel Bader Theatre.
Ta-Nehisi Coates is a critically acclaimed writer and national correspondent for The Atlantic magazine. He has written extensively on issues of race relations, culture and politics in the contemporary United States. This past summer, Coates published a landmark piece in The Atlantic dealing with the issue of reparations from the state to African Americans for years of oppression. To read his blog: http://www.ta-nehisi.com/
There will be a Q&A session after the lecture moderated by Professor Peter Loewen, Director of the Centre for the Study of the United States and the American Studies Undergraduate Program, at the Munk School of Global Affairs, and Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto, Mississauga.