"I'm Gonna Be a Negro Tonight": Martin Luther King's Preaching in the Black Pulpit, Jonathan Rieder
Lecture by Jonathan Rieder, Barnard College, Columbia University. Princeton Lectures in Religion and Ethics.
Location: Lewis Library 120
Date/Time: 10/22/08 at 4:30 pm - 10/22/08 at 6:00 pm
Jonathan Rieder is professor of sociology at Barnard College, Columbia University and Visitor at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton.
His research focuses on the interplay of politics, language and identity, with special emphasis on the emerging character of pluralism in the United States. He is the author of The Word of the Lord is Upon Me: The Righteous Performance of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Harvard University Press, 2008). The author of Canarsie: The Jews and Italians
of Brooklyn against Liberalism and the editor of The Fractious Nation: Unity and Division in the Contemporary United States, he was founding editor of CommonQuest: The Magazine of Black-Jewish Relations.
Category: Public Lectures
Department: Princeton Lectures in Religion and Ethics