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Princeton professor to give Metcalfe Lecture at MU on April 18
April 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmFree and open to the public
April 18, 4-5:30, Beaumier Suites BC, Raynor Library, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Ralph Metcalfe Lecture
Albert Raboteau, Princeton University
Title: “A Fire in the Bones.” Raboteau, who attended Marquette in the late 1960s, will talk about his personal journey studying and writing about African American history. Raboteau is Henry W. Putnam Professor of Religion Emeritus at Princeton University, where he spent most of his career. He is the author of a number of books, including Slave Religion: The “Invisible Institution” in the Antebellum South (1978), Canaan Land: A Religious History of African Americans (2001), and A Sorrowful Joy: A Spiritual Journey of an African American Man in Late Twentieth Century America (2002). He has received honorary doctorates from four universities and held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Guggenheim Foundation.
Sponsor: History Department, Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Contact: James Marten, 288-7217
Raynor Memorial Library, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave.