Annual Ruth First Memorial Lecture: Albert Luthuli, Nelson Mandela and The Genealogies of Armed Struggle in Apartheid South Africa

Dr. Robert Vinson

When:

Thursday, March 5, 2015. 12:00 PM

Where:

Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Room 163

Description:

This year, Dr. Robert Vinson, Frances L. and Edwin L. Cummings Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies at the College of William & Mary, will be delivering the Annual Ruth First Memorial Lecture, entitled "Albert Luthuli, Nelson Mandela and The Genealogies of Armed Struggle in Apartheid South Africa". Dr. Vinson is a widely recognized expert in South African, African American, and African diaspora history. He is the author of The Americans are Coming! The Dream of African American Liberation in Segregationist South AfricaVinson has also published several book chapters and articles and reviews, including in the American Historical Review, the Journal of African History, the African Studies Review, and the Journal of Southern African Studies. Vinson is on the editorial board of Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies.