News Archive 2009-2018

Historian Craig Wilder Delivers Annual John Brown Russwurm Lecture and Book Talk Archives

Craig Steven Wilder, a professor of history at MIT and a leading historian of race in America, delivered the annual John Brown Russwurm Lecture March 31, 2015, in Main Lounge, Moulton Union. The following evening, he participated in a live-streamed book talk on his book, Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America’s Universities. Associate Professor of English and Africana Studies Tess Chakkalakal moderated the public book talk, and questions emailed from those live-streaming the conversation were fielded during the chat.