OMSA Heritage Series: Dr. Marc Lamont Hill on October 23

Professor, author, and activist Dr. Marc Lamont Hill will offer a critical analysis of the current social and political moment during his keynote address as part of OMSA’s Heritage Series. During the event, which will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at the Law School Auditorium, 1111 E. 60th St., Dr. Hill will help to deepen the audience’s understanding of the country’s changing paradigms on diversity, hip-hop culture, youth, politics, and national issues.

Dr. Hill is an associate professor of education and anthropology at Columbia University and an award-winning newspaper columnist and blogger. He is the author of the pioneering "Beats, Rhymes, and Classroom Life: Hip Hop Pedagogy and the Politics of Identity," and his newest book is "The Classroom and the Cell: Conversations on Black Life in America."

A book signing will take place immediately following the keynote address.

For questions, please contact Emy Cardoza at mailto:ecardoza@uchicago.edu.

This event is presented by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) and co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture (CSRPC) and The Law School.