Cornel West and Tavis Smiley offer their Poverty Manifesto

On Tuesday night, The Lecture Fund welcomed renowned radio and television personality Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West, a philosopher and writer described by Smiley as “our country’s leading public intellectual,” to Lohrfink Auditorium to speak about the… Read More

Apparently the “Urban Theodicy of Jay-Z” is a controversial topic

For the last two weeks, Georgetown professor Michael Eric Dyson‘s sociology class, called “The Sociology of Hip-Hop: The Urban Theodicy of Jay-Z” has been both harshly criticized and staunchly defended within Georgetown and beyond the Hilltop. The latest contribution… Read More

Lupe gets schooled by Michael Eric Dyson

This Wednesday, Georgetown’s fall concert performer Lupe Fiasco made a visit to Georgetown Professor Michael Eric Dyson‘s Sociology of Hip Hop course. The day before, Lupe Fiasco and Dyson gave a lecture on “The Future of Hip-Hop” at Drexel University…. Read More

Michael Eric Dyson talks black aspirations in Gaston Hall

With soul music blaring in the background, Michael Eric Dyson stepped on the stage of Gaston Hall this evening to address several hundred members of the Georgetown community. Blending humor and poignant insights into American society, Dr. Dyson… Read More