African/African American Studies

African Diaspora Conversation Series

Date: February 11, 2014
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Mary Idema Pew - Exhibition Room

In The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates author Wes Moore tells the story of two young men who were born in the same neighborhood, and who experience similar hardships during the same time period. Yet still, one Wes Moore lives in prison where he serves a life sentence for an armed robbery that ended in murder; the other is a New York Times bestselling author.

What made the difference between the Wes Moores? GVSU students, staff, and faculty look at thequestion from an inter-disciplinary perspective and attempt to answer the question in Brownbag lunchdiscussions.Come listen; come discuss. Join us!

Thursday, October 17, 2013
Speaker: Dwight Hamilton, Inclusion and Equity Office
Mary Idema Pew Library, Exhibition Space
11:30AM-12:30PM

Thursday, November 21, 2013
Speaker: Bobby Springer, Office of Multicultural Affairs
Mary Idema Pew Library, Exhibition Space
11:30AM-12:30PM

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Speaker: Donald Mitchell, College of Education
Mary Idema Pew Library, Exhibition Space
11:30AM-12:30PM

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Spreaker: Rachel Peterson, Liberal Studies
Mary Idema Pew Library, Exhibition Space
11:30AM-12:30PM