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Glaude to discuss democracy and education, Nov. 9

Princeton faculty member Eddie Glaude Jr. , will give his views "On Democracy and Education" as the keynote speaker for the fifth annual convocation of the Program in Teacher Preparation at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Glaude, an associate professor of religion and African-American studies, will address the problems facing U.S. public schools and their impact on democracy in the future. A guest lecturer to community groups across the country, he speaks frequently on African-American history and community, social justice, education and young people's issues.

Glaude is the author of "Exodus! Religion, Race and Nation in Early 19th-Century Black America," winner of the Modern Language Association's William Sanders Scarborough Book Prize. He edited "Is It Nation Time? Contemporary Essays on Black Power and Black Nationalism" and is the co-editor with Princeton colleague Cornel West of "African-American Religious Studies: An Anthology."

Students and alumni from the Program in Teacher Preparation will attend the lecture, which is open to the public.

Contact: Tom Bartus(609) 258-3601

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