Garnette Cadogan: How “Walking While Black” Reveals Possibilities and Limitations
June 15, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm | MIT Student Center, W20-491 (Twenty Chimneys)
Garnette Cadogan will deliver the keynote for the African, Black, American, Caribbean (ABAC) Employee Resource Group (ERG) celebration of the 12th anniversary of National Caribbean American Heritage Month (and 5th celebration at MIT).
Cadogan is an essayist. He is currently a Martin Luther King Jr. Visiting Scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University, and a Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. In 2017, Freeman’s magazine named him “one of the 29 writers from around the world who represent the future of new writing.”