“Upending the Ivory Tower: Black Student Activism and Higher Education”

Date: 03-02-2022

Time: 05:00 PM

Location: Alumni House Brennan Room

Black Studies' Annual Speaker, Stefan M. Bradley


Talk: “Upending the Ivory Tower: Black Student Activism and Higher Education” 

Reared in Yakima, Washington, Bradley is Professor of Black Studies and History at Amherst College.  Previously, he was the inaugural associate dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives in the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts and Professor of African American Studies at Loyola Marymount University. 

Some of Bradley’s publications include his newest book, Upending the Ivory Tower:  Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Ivy League, which won the History of Education Society Outstanding Book Award as well as the Anna Julia Cooper & CLR James Book Award from the National Council of Black Studies; Harlem vs. Columbia University:  Black Student Power in the Late 1960s, which won the Phillis Wheatley Book Prize; and, Alpha Phi Alpha:  A Legacy of Greatness, The Demands of Transcendence.  He has appeared on C-Span BookTV, NPR, PRI, as well as in documentaries on the Oprah Winfrey Network and the History Channel.

For more information, contact Shannon King / 6077609921 / sking2@fairfield.edu