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Faculty Author Series

The Faculty Author Series recognizes the latest research and scholarship by UC Merced faculty members.

To participate in this series, contact library@ucmerced.edu.

Upcoming Speakers

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Faculty Author Series: Kevin Dawson

Sep. 16, 2019 - 4:05pm to Nov. 19, 2019 - 12:00pm

Please join us for an author talk featuring Associate Professor Kevin Dawson. Dawson's book, Undercurrents of Power: Aquatic Culture in the African Diaspora, a finalist for the Lapidus Center's 2019 Harriet Tubman Prize, explores the prowess and culture of West Africans, who took these skills with them into New World slavery, and used them to shape their lives in ways that are often overlooked. 

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

KL 362

12:00 - 1:00pm

Get more details on Kevin Dawson's book and register to attend.