Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe. "At Least We Don't Do That Here." How Europe (Mis)Understands Black America
Gary Younge is a journalist, author, broadcaster, and professor of sociology at the University of Manchester in England. Formerly a U.S.-based columnist and editor-at-large for The Guardian, he is an editorial board member of The Nation magazine, an Alfred Knobler Fellow for Type Media, and a Fellow of the British Academy of Social Sciences. His most recent book, Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives, won the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize from Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation. His writing and research cover social movements, inequality, race, immigration, identity, and politics. Younge studied French and Russian at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and journalism at City University of London.
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|Building:||Off Campus Location|
|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||African American, Diversity, European, International, Social Justice, Sociology|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for European Studies, International Institute, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia|
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