W.E.B. Du Bois Fifty Years after the March on Washington

David Levering Lewis
David Levering Lewis

Social Sciences Forum, Humanities Forum
November 13 |  7:00 p.m.
“W.E.B. Du Bois Fifty Years after the March on Washington,” Dr. David Levering Lewis, Professor of History, New York University
University Center Ballroom

This Annual Du Bois Lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Africana Studies, the Department of History, the Department of American Studies, the Language, Literacy and Culture Doctoral Program, the Honors College, the Dresher Center for the Humanities, the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, the Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, and the Mosaic Center of the Office of Student Life

The author of eight books and editor of two more, Lewis’s field is comparative history with special focus on twentieth-century United States social history and civil rights.

David Levering Lewis is twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, for part one and part two of his biography of W. E. B. Du Bois (in 1994 and 2001, respectively). He is the first author to win two Pulitzer Prizes for biography for back-to-back volumes.

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