Friday, October 10, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
165 Thompson Library
John L. Jackson Jr., Dean of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice, will serve as the distinguished lecturer for the Department of African American and African Studies. In addition to being Dean, Dr. Jackson is the Richard Perry University Professor of Communication, Africana Studies, and Anthropology in the Standing Faculty of the Annenberg School for Communication and the Standing Faculty of the School of Arts and Sciences.
Dean Jackson’s distinguished lecture is “Diasporic Dissidents: African American Hebrews and the Redefinition of All Things Black.” 12p | 165 Thompson Library
In addition to delivering the lecture, Dean Jackson will also show and discuss his most recent non-fiction film, Bad Friday: Rastafari After Coral Gardens. 6:15-8p | 165 Thompson Library