Department of African American Studies to hold Charlottesville-focused teach-in

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Department of African American Studies at Penn State is sponsoring a teach-in titled "Charlottesville: What Happened? What Now?" from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, at University Park.

The event is designed to help students and the larger Penn State community make sense of the events that unfolded in mid-August in Charlottesville, Virginia, and place them in a broader historical context.

The teach-in will include a panel discussion featuring Cynthia Young, department head, African American studies, and associate professor of English and African American studies; Abraham Khan, assistant professor of African American studies and communication arts and sciences; Courtney Desiree Morris, assistant professor of African American studies and women’s, gender and sexuality studies; Joshua Inwood, associate professor of geography and member of the Rock Ethics Institute; and Jeanine Staples, associate professor of education and African American studies.

For additional information about the teach-in, contact Morris at cdm259@psu.edu

Last Updated September 07, 2017