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Acting Black: Reflections on Race and Campus Life

Sarah Willie

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Format: Lecture

Length: 43 minutes

Sarah Willie, an associate professor of sociology at Swarthmore College, is the author of Acting Black: College, Identity and the Performance of Race (Routledge, 2003). For this book, she interviewed African-American alumni of Howard and Northwestern Universities—the former historically black, the latter predominantly white.

Willie is introduced by Cheryl Presley, vice president for student affairs at Boston College.

Presenter(s): Sarah Willie

Date: October 6, 2005

Location: Higgins Hall 300, Boston College

Sponsor(s): The National Association for Women in Catholic Higher Education

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/willie1/

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