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Provost's Lecture Featuring Ibram X. Kendi -  How To Be an Antiracist

Recorded April 14, 2021, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. (PDT)

Video available until April 29 to those who registered for the event.

Oregon State University was honored to host Ibram X. Kendi - National Book Award Winner (2019), Guggenheim Fellow, historian, three-time NY Times best selling author and journalist. Kendi is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University, and the founding director of the BU Center for Antiracist Research. He is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and a CBS News correspondent. Kendi is the 2020-2021 Frances B. Cashin Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.

Past Provost's Lecture Speakers Include the Following:

Image of W. Kamau Bell, Provost's Lecture Speaker, OSU 2019

W. Kamau Bell
January 31, 2019

Image of Maya LIn, Provost's Lectuer 2018

Maya Lin
April 26, 2018

image of Robin Chase, Provost's Lecturer 2017

Robin Chase
March 8, 2017

image of Ruth Reichl, OSU Provost's Lecturer, 2016

Ruth Reichl
February 17, 2016

image of Michael Beschloss, OSU Provost's Lecturer 2015

Michael Beschloss
November 10, 2015

image of Richard Besser, OSU Provost's Lecturer 2015

Richard Besser
April 13, 2015

Please contact Andrea McDaniel in the Office of the Provost for information regarding future Provost's Lectures.