Please join the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the next event in the 2020-2021 series Anti-Blackness: Difficult Dialogues, with a presentation by Dr. Errol Anthony Henderson titled, "The Revolution Will Not Be Theorized: Cultural Revolution in the Black Power Era."


About the SpeakerErrol A. Henderson is Associate Professor of International Relations (IR). He earned a PhD in Political Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has authored more than 40 scholarly publications including five books—the latest on the black liberation struggle of the 1960s-70s, The Revolution Will not be Theorized , (published in 2019 by SUNY Press) is available free online through the TOME Initiative:; and another on the role of religion in IR, Scriptures, Shrines, Scapegoats and World Politics, (published in 2020 by University of Michigan Press) and also free online through the TOME Initiative: He is presently working on two books: (1) on the role of white racism in IR; and (2) on gender and the Urban Peace and Justice Movement of the 1980s and 90s in the US. Henderson established the Diasporas and Politics (DAP) project to analyze the influence of racial and religious diasporas in world affairs. He is an original co-sponsor of the Liberation Film Series at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, MI. A member of a variety of professional, academic and activist organizations, Henderson is a veteran of the US Army. He also has been outspoken in challenging white supremacism in academia: Being Black at Penn State.

This series is co-sponsored by UCI School of Social Sciences, UCI School of Engineering, UCI School of Humanities, UCI Donald Bren School of Information & Computing Sciences, and UCI Office of Inclusive Excellence.

Pre-registration with either a UCSB or UCI email address is required for this event. A Zoom link will be provided prior to the event for confirmed registrants. Interpretation and Captioning will be provided.

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