Malcolm X and the Lure of Post-racialism: Assessing the ‘Nightmare’ 50 Years Later
Featuring Saladin Ambar, assistant professor of political science at Lehigh University. His book examining Malcolm X’s participation in the 1964 Oxford Union debate and the politics of national identity will be released in February 2014. He is also the author of How Governors Built the Modern American Presidency (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012), and is currently working on a book on the political thought and life of former New York Governor Mario M. Cuomo.
Part of the We the People? From Seneca Falls to Selma to Stonewall, the Wayne Morse Center’s 2013-14 Public Affairs Speaker Series cosponsored by the UO Department of Political Science.