Collective Strivings: W.E.B. Du Bois on the Ethics of Integration
Event Date: Friday, April 5 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Ronald Sundstrom, professor of philosophy and director of African American studies at University of San Francisco, discusses Collective Strivings: W.E.B. Du Bois on the Ethics of Integration. Free.
Humanities Building, The Poetry Center (Room 512)
Sundstrom won USF’s 2008 Sankofa Faculty Award, 2009 Ignatian Service Award and 2010 Distinguished Teaching Award. His areas of research include political theory, critical social and race theory, and African American and Asian American philosophy. He has published several essays and a book in these areas, including The Browning of America and The Evasion of Social Justice (State University of New York Press, 2008). He continues to work on the social and political theories of American and European figures from the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as civic belonging and exclusion. His current project involves social research, fair housing and the effects segregation and integration on democratic life and citizenship.