Paying Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Paying Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Dr. Lisa Brock is associate professor of history and director of the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College. She is also the founder of The Chicago Anti-Apartheid Movement Collection held in the Columbia College Chicago Archives.

Brock was deeply involved in the anti-apartheid movement and lived in Mozambique, where she did research on her doctoral dissertation and worked with the ANC. Upon her return, she played a leadership role with the Chicago anti-apartheid movement.

She served as an observer in the Angola elections in 1992 and, since the early 1990s, has been researching and writing on African-American solidarity with South Africa and Cuban liberation struggles. She serves as a trustee on the Davis Putter Scholarship Fund for radical student activists.

Time: Thursday, March 27, 2:30 PM
Location: Fine Arts Building, Martin Recital Hall
Contact: Aly Drame, adrame@dom.edu

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