Talking Books presents Dr. Erica Ball

Join us for a talk by Oxy's own, Dr. Erica Ball, Professor of History and Chair of Black Studies, about a collection of essays about race, gender, violence, and power.


Feb12
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
2020-02-12 17:00:00 2020-02-12 18:00:00 Talking Books presents Dr. Erica Ball

Dr. Ball will discuss Reconsidering Roots: Race, Politics, and Memory, a collection of scholarly essays she edited. The book assesses the ways that the wildly popular book and its 1977 television adaptation recast representations of slavery and the black family, reflected on the promise of freedom and civil rights, and generated discussions about race, gender, violence, and power in the United States and abroad.

America/Los_Angeles public
Event Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Dr. Ball will discuss Reconsidering Roots: Race, Politics, and Memory, a collection of scholarly essays she edited. The book assesses the ways that the wildly popular book and its 1977 television adaptation recast representations of slavery and the black family, reflected on the promise of freedom and civil rights, and generated discussions about race, gender, violence, and power in the United States and abroad.

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Talking Books: Dr Erica Ball