“RICHARD WRIGHT: REALIZING THE PROMISE OF THE WEST”
Center for Race, Philosophy & Social Justice Speaker Series
Tommie Shelby, Harvard University
Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and American Studies and of Philosophy
Tommie Shelby received his B.A. from Florida A & M University (1990) and Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh (1998). Prior to coming to Harvard in 2000, he taught philosophy at Ohio State University (1996-2000). His main areas of research and teaching are Africana philosophy, social and political philosophy, philosophy of race, and social theory. He is the author of We Who Are Dark: The Philosophical Foundations of Black Solidarity (Harvard, 2005) and coeditor (with Derrick Darby) of Hip Hop and Philosophy: Rhyme 2 Reason (Open Court, 2005).
758 Schermerhorn Ext
Morningside Campus, Columbia University