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Erin Pineda, Seeing Like an Activist

October 21, 2021 at 4:45pm6:15pm EDT

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Genealogy in the Humanities invites you to an ‘author-meets-readers’ seminar with Professor Erin Pineda (Smith College) on the topic of her new book, Seeing Like an Activist: Civil Disobedience and the Civil Rights Movement (Oxford University Press, 2021).

Professor Pineda’s research interests include the politics of protest and social movements, Black political thought, race and politics, radical democracy and 20th-century American political development. Her work has appeared in Contemporary Political Theory, European Journal of Political Thought, and History of the Present, along with the Boston Review and the London Review of Books blog.

The seminar is open to faculty and graduate students. Selected chapters of Seeing Like an Activist will be made available for registered seminar participants. There are limited gratis paperback copies of the book for participating Cornell University and Syracuse University graduate students. If you are interested in receiving a copy, please contact Verena Erlenbusch-Anderson at

This event was published on August 26, 2021.

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