May 22, 2019
Cornel West, (born June 2, 1953, Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.), American philosopher, scholar of African American studies, and political activist. His influential book Race Matters (1993) lamented what he saw as the spiritual impoverishment of the Eventbrite - Harambee presents Dr. Cornel West - Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Rhode Island College (Roberts Hall), Providence, RI. Find event and ticket information. ASI Presents: An Evening with Cornel West is a prominent and provocative democratic intellectual. He is Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and holds the title of Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. Tags: presents, evening, Cornel West and Deborah Chasman discuss the disproportionately white publishing world, the responsibilities and burdens of public life, and the predicament of black intellectuals today. What follows is a conversation between Dr. Cornel West and Sharmini Peries of the Real News Network. Read a transcript of their conversation below or watch the video at the bottom of the post. SHARMINI PERIES: Cornel West, I thank you so much for joining us today. CORNEL WEST: Thank you. I salute you and the wonderful work that you do. SHARMINI PERIES: Thank you.