Radical Commitments | Session 1: Revolution

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Radical Commitments | Session 1: Revolution || Radcliffe Institute

Radical Commitments: The Life and Legacy of Angela Davis
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2019

A cross-generational group of leading scholars, activists, musicians, and incarcerated women lead discussions on the rich tradition of activism and social theory in the late 20th century using the life and work of the political activist and pioneering philosopher Angela Davis.

WELCOMING REMARKS
Tomiko Brown-Nagin, dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard Law School; and professor of history in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

(
6:02) Jane Kamensky, Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

FRAMING REMARKS
(
11:09) Elizabeth Hinton, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, Departments of History and of African and African American Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

SESSION 1: "REVOLUTION" (
25:37)
(
33:46) Trevor G. Fowler, visiting adjunct professor, Wits School of Governance, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (South Africa)

(
48:00) Robyn C. Spencer, associate professor of history, Lehman College

(
54:40) Robin D. G. Kelley, distinguished professor and Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair in United States History, UCLA

(
1:08:04) Ericka Huggins, activist and educator Moderator: Brandon M. Terry, assistant professor of African and African American studies and of social studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

PANEL DISCUSSION (
1:24:27)
AUDIENCE Q&A (
1:42:57)