Pragmatic Reconstructions: The Prophetic, the Heroic, and the Democratic

Harvard University
Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

The W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures were established in 1981 with funding from the Ford Foundation. These lectures recognize persons of outstanding achievement who have contributed to the understanding of African American life, history, and culture.

Glaude delivered a series of three lectures over three days: “The Prophetic,”The Heroic,” and “The Democratic.”

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On Tuesday, November 29, 2011 Professor Glaude delivered part-one, “The Prophetic”

On Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Professor Glaude delivered part-two, “The Heroic”

On Thursday, December 1, 2011 Professor Glaude delivered part-three, “The Democratic”

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