Tuesday, April 2, 2013
7:00 p.m.


Olmsted Theatre

Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Ph.D.

Khalil Gibran Muhammad“Grand Simplification: The Challenge of Historical Illiteracy
in the Age of Mass Incarceration”

Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Ph.D., is the director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and a former associate professor of history at Indiana University.

In late 2010 he was selected to take over the helm of the historic Schomburg Center, which is currently celebrating its 86th year. Dr. Muhammad is at the forefront of scholarship on the enduring link between race and crime that has shaped and limited opportunities for African Americans.

Sponsored by the Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies and the Office of the President.

This event is free and open to the public.