The Fire Is Upon Us: A Zoom Dinner with Dr. Nicholas Buccola

In conversation with Andy Shallal (CEO & Founder, Busboys and Poets) and Prof. Charles L. Chavis, Jr. (George Mason University)

Join the John Mitchell, Jr. Program for History, Justice, and Race at George Mason University and Busboys and Poets for a virtual discussion with celebrated writer, lecturer, and teacher Dr. Nicholas Buccola, who will discuss how various traditions in American political thought have either upheld or challenged white supremacy and racial hierarchies.

Dr. Buccola is the Elizabeth and Morris Glicksman Chair in Political Science and Founding Director of the Frederick Douglass Forum on Law, Rights, and Justice at Linfield University in McMinnville, Oregon..

His most recent book is The Fire Is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate over Race in America (Princeton University Press, 2019).

This event is part of the A.C.T.O.R. (A Continuing Talk on Race) series at Busboys and Poets. After you RSVP for this FREE event, you will receive an email for instructions on how to join via Zoom.



Aug 10, 2020


6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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