Difficult Dialogues: Lynn Morgan & Marlene Gerber Fried

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Season: 
20144
Description: 

Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella talks with Lynn Morgan, Professor of Anthropology at Mount Holyoke College, and Marlene Gerber Fried, Professor of Philosophy and Faculty Director, Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program of Western MA and Founding President, Abortion Rights Fund of Western MA and the National Network of Abortion Funds.

Production Date: 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Difficult Dialogues

Difficult Dialogues: Voices from the Valley is a public affairs show which aims to tackle some of the most pressing matters facing contemporary society. Since its inception in 2013, it has drawn on expert voices from the Fives Colleges, from Amherst, and from surrounding communities to explore issues including the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, immigration, challenges in the Middle East, and gender identity.

Initiated and hosted through 2015 by Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella, the show is now hosted by Amilcar Shabazz, professor of history and Africana Studies in the W. E. B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at UMass/Amherst, and Demetria Rougeaux Shabazz, assistant professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Her work focuses on race and gender in media, and youth and civic engagement through the arts.

News

Dec 6, 2016

In a two-part series of Difficult Dialogues, host Amilcar Shabazz interviews Professor Charles W. Mills, a philosopher from Jamaica currently at the CUNY Graduate Center. Professor Mills is one of the world’s foremost scholars in the philosophy of race and political philosophy, particularly in oppositional political theory.