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“Eslanda,” A Conversation with Dr. Barbara Ransby

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Join a lunch table talk with Ransby’s Eslanda

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Join panelists from The Paul Robeson House of Princeton and Generational African American Student Association (GAASA) of Princeton University as we discuss Dr. Barbra Ransby’s Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson.

Dr. Barbara Ransby is the John D. MacArthur Chair, and Distinguished Professor, in the Departments of African American Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, and History at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She also directs the campus-wide Social Justice Initiative, a project that promotes connections between academics and community organizers doing work on social justice. She is a graduate of Columbia University and the University of Michigan, where she was a Mellon Fellow.

Dr. Ransby is author of two award-winning books: Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision (2003); and Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson (2013). She is also author of a third book published in August 2018 entitled: Making All Black Lives Matter: Re-imagining Freedom in the 21st Century.

The first 50 people to register will receive a free copy of Eslanda for pickup at the Princeton Public Library.


May 20
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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