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Black American Studies announces spring lecture series

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3:33 p.m., Jan. 12, 2012--The University of Delaware Department of Black American Studies has announced its Brown Bag Lecture Series for the spring semester.

Lectures will last about 30 minutes and will be followed by open discussion. Participants are welcome to bring lunch and enjoy a vibrant and stimulating exchange of ideas.

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• Monday, Feb. 13, 12:20-1:10 p.m., 203 Munroe Hall: "Dukes vs. Wal-Mart: Unconscious Bias in a 'Post Racial' America," Leland Ware, Louis L. Redding Professor of Law and Public Policy, University of Delaware.

• Tuesday, March 13, 3:30-5 p.m., 127 Memorial Hall: "Round-table Discussion on Black Studies Then and Now," Part II.

• Tuesday, April 10, 3:30-5 p.m., 319 Willard Hall: "Beyond Black and White: African Americans and Native Americans in the Age of Jim Crow," Arica L. Coleman, assistant professor of Black American Studies, University of Delaware, and Lynette Allston, chief of the Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia.

• Monday, May 14, 12:20-1:10 p.m., 203 Munroe Hall: "Educational and Cultural Principles Behind Kuumba Academy and Christina Cultural Arts Center in Wilmington, Delaware," H. Raye Jones Avery, executive director, Christina Cultural Arts Center.

The Brown Bag Lecture Series is free and open to the public.

For more information on the series, call the Department of Black American Studies at 302-831-2897. For an event flier, click here.

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