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Dr. Cornel West (via Interactive Television)
Date:  Friday, February 21st, 2014
Time:  7:30pm
Location:  WKU-O 110
Description:  

Cornel West is a prominent and provocative democratic intellectual.  He is the Class of 1943 University Professor at Princeton University.  He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard in three years and obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy at Princeton.  He has taught at Union Theological Seminary, Yale, Harvard and the University of Paris.  He has written 19 books and edited 13 books.  He is best known for his classic Race Matters, Democracy Matters, and his new memoir, Brother West:  Living and Loving Out Loud.  He appears frequently on the Bill Maher Show, Colbert Report, CNN and C-Span as well as on his dear Brother, Tavis Smiley's PBS TV Show.  He can be heard weekly on Tavis Smiley's NPI radio program.  Cornel West has a passion to communicate to a vast variety of publics in order to keep alive the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. – a legacy of telling the truth and bearing witness to love and justice.

Event co-sponsored by the WKU Black History Celebration & Cultural Preservation Committee.

The event will be taking place live in Van Meter (Bowling Green) and offered at WKU-O via interactive television.  

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