Contact: Joanna Norris, Associate Director Department of Public Relations (904) 620-2102
Contact: Joanna Norris, Associate Director
Department of Public Relations
Author and Renowned Scholar Michael Dyson Speaks at UNF
Author and renowned scholar Michael Eric Dyson will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, in the University of North Florida’s Andrew A. Robinson Jr. Theater, Building 14A, next to the Fine Arts Center. He will discuss race and culture.
This event, which is free and open to the public, is in celebration of Black History Month and is presented by the African American Student Union, an agency of UNF’s Student Government.
Dyson has been named as one of the 100 most influential black Americans by Ebony Magazine. He has appeared in several television shows, including MSNBC’s “Meet the Press” and NPR’s “Talk of the Nation” as well as “Nightline” on ABC, “O’Reilly Factor” and “The Colbert Report.” He is also the host of the syndicated radio show, “The Michael Eric Dyson Show,” which addresses social, cultural and political issues.
He is a lecturer and professor at Georgetown University, where he teaches in the Department of Sociology. Dyson has written 16 books, including his well-received “Making Malcolm: The Myth and Meaning of Malcolm X” and “I May Not Get There with You: The True Martin Luther King Jr.”
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