Albert Luthuli, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King and South Africa's global anti-apartheid struggle
Date of Lecture: October 20, 2017
About the Speaker: Robert Trent Vinson is associate professor of history and Africana studies at the College of William and Mary and author of "The Americans are Coming!: The Dream of African American Liberation in Segregationist South Africa" (Ohio University Press, 2012).
About the Talk: In the second keynote address of the conference, "Rethinking the Afropolitan: The Ethics of Black Atlantic Masculinities on Display," Vinson explores the history of Nobel Peace Prize winner Albert Luthuli and the struggle against apartheid in South Africa and considers the place of pan-Africanism in the African diaspora.