NY Times Op-Ed Columnist Charles M. Blow
Friday October 20, 2017: 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Rackham Auditorium 915 E. Washington St. Ann Arbor
NY Times Op-Ed columnist Charles M. Blow visits Ann Arbor for a special keynote presentation at Rackham Auditorium.
The lecture, organized by the Humility in the Age of Self-Promotion Colloquium at the University of Michigan, will be on the topic of Donald Trump, arrogance, pride, and American democracy.
Charles M. Blow's Op-Ed column in The New York Times appears on Thursdays and Mondays. Mr. Blow’s columns tackle hot-button issues such as social justices, racial equality, presidential politics, police violence, gun control, and the Black Lives Matter Movement. Mr. Blow is also a CNN commentator, a Presidential Visiting Professor at Yale, and author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling memoir, [http://www.aadl.org/catalog/record/1457089| Fire Shut Up in My Bones], which won a Lambda Literary Award, the Sperber Prize, and made multiple lists of best books published in 2014.
Partners for this lecture include The Ann Arbor District Library and these University of Michigan units: The Center for Engaged Academic Learning, The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Communication Studies, The Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, The Department of American Culture, The Department of History, The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, The Ginsberg Center, The Institute for the Humanities, Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, The Office of DEI, Rackham School of Graduate Studies, The Residential College, and The Spectrum Center.