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The Minority Paradox: Blackness in France

A lecture by Pap NDiaye, author and professor at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. Post-lecture discussion will be moderated by Michael C. Dawson (Professor, Political Science, Faculty Director, CSRPC).

Pap NDiaye is a historian, specializing in the social history of the United States with a focus on its minorities. He holds a doctorate from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) where he was a lecturer before being selected in 2012 as Professor at the Institut d’ Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). NDiaye is a pioneer of “Black Studies” in French, and co-founded the Circle of Action for the Promotion of Diversity in France (CAPDIV) with Patrick Loze. He is currently working on a global history of civil rights in the 20th century.

This conference will also be broadcast live in 12 cities across the Midwest:
– University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
– Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
– Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN
– Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
– Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
– Alliance Française de Minneapolis, MN
– Carlton College, Northfield, MN
– University of Kansas, Kansas City, MO
– Truman State University, Kirksville, MO
– Creighton University, Omaha, NE
– Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
– University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI