Great Barrington — In association with Hic Rosa and the Falsework School, Multicultural BRIDGE will offer the Falseworkshop “W.E.B. Du Bois: Homegrown Internationalist” Sunday, Nov. 5, at 9:30 a.m. at Bard College at Simon’s Rock’s Liebowitz Center for International Studies. The workshop will be followed by a closing panel discussion at 2:30 p.m.
The Falseworkshop will focus on Du Bois’s global reach as a political thinker and activist, in preparation for the town of Great Barrington’s celebration of Du Bois’s sesquicentennial in 2018. The day of study will feature close collaborative readings of works that also highlight the many genres of intellectual, cultural and political production sported by Du Bois over the course of his life, and will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Purdue University professor of American studies Bill Mullen, Williams Collegeprofessor of Africana studies and political science Neil Roberts, Bard College at Simon’s Rock professor of social studies and the arts Wesley Brown, writer Ciaran Finlayson and Bard College at Simon’s Rock associate professor of politics and philosophy Asma Abbas.
The registration fee for the workshop $60 on a sliding scale, $40 for students and $20 for virtual participants. The panel discussion is free and open to the public. For more information or tow register, see the Berkshire Edge calendar.