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Mark Twain, Race, and Anti-Racism

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Mark Twain House, Hartford, CT

UConn Forum: Mark Twain, Race, and Anti-Racism: Lessons from Pudd’nhead Wilson

A panel of UConn faculty will discuss Mark Twain’s groundbreaking depiction of race in America in his novel, The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson, and its contemporary relevance. This conversation, co-sponsored by UConn and the Mark Twain House & Museum, will ground efforts against racism today.

UConn Panelists: Martha Cutter, Professor of English and Africana Studies; David Embrick, Associate Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies; Shayla Nunnally, Associate Professor of Political Science and Africana Studies; Shawn Salvant, Associate Professor of English.

Moderator: Davita Silfen Glasberg, Interim Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Professor of Sociology.

Wednesday, April 11th, 7:00 p.m., Lincoln Financial Theatre, The Mark Twain House & Museum. Free.

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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (primary), Africana Studies Institute, English Department, Political Science, Sociology Department, UConn Master Calendar

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