Julian Bond: reflections from the frontlines of the Civil Rights movement

24/05/16, 18:00 - 19:30

The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH

Julian Bond was an activist, politician, lawyer, writer and educator. In the wake of his sudden passing in 2015, this event celebrates the life of one of the largest figures in American civil rights with a screening of a documentary of his life followed by a discussion with the director of the film.


Please note: This film is only suitable for those aged 12 and over. 


Speakers:


Professor Clayborne Carson, Martin Luther King Jr. Centennial Professor of History, Stanford University


Eduardo Montes-Bradley, Film director


Judy Richardson, Former member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC); Managed Julian Bond's first successful campaign for the Georgia legislature in 1965


Chaired by Professor Sharon Monteith, University of Nottingham


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