The Annual Lecture on Multiculturalism is a prestigious series featuring nationally known scholars presenting lectures and stimulating debate at the University of Rhode Island. Beginning in fall 1999, the lectures focus on the significance and impact of multiculturalism in a global arena.
The Annual Lecture on Multiculturalism is frequently a collaboration with the Office of the President, the Honors Committee, the Student Entertainment Committee, assorted academic departments, and student organizations.
We are honored to have the following speakers presented at our lectures.
|Dr. Anna Everett||University of California, Santa Barbara||2008|
|John Edgar Wideman||University of Massachusetts, Amherst||2006|
|Howard Fuller||Marquette University||2005|
|Miren Uriarte||University of Massachusetts, Boston||2004|
|Rev. Lucius Walker||Pastors for Peace, New York, NY|
|Rev. Raul Suarez||Martin Luther King Center, Havana, Cuba
|Paul Gilroy||Yale University||2003|
|Bob Moses||Harvard University||2002|
|Patricia Williams||Columbia University||2001|
|Robin D. G. Kelley||New York University||2000|
|Norma Cant||Assistant Secretary, US Office for Civil Rights||1999|
|Lani Guinier||Harvard University|
|Cornel West||Harvard University||1998|
|Alvin Pouissant||Harvard University||1997|
|Christopher Edley||Harvard University||1996|
|bell hooks||City University of New York||1995|