MLK Day Lecture by RL Watson
January 8, 2023
The Divinity School is pleased to announce that Prof. RL Watson will deliver a lecture entitled "'I may not get there with you': King and the Long Arc." in commemoration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Wednesday, January 18, from 12-1:30pm.
Swift Hall Common Room
Lunch will be provided (vegetarian options available).
Students across our degree programs are warmly invited to attend. This lecture opens our new lunchtime event series for Black History Month.
RL Watson, Divinity School PhD 2018, is Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies at Lake Forest College. Prof. Watson's research interests include American racial culture, African-American literature, American religious history, and racial representation politics. Prof. Watson has two monographs currently in progress: The Dark Mask: Moral Metaphors of Darkness and the Representational Lives of Black Americans and Anatomy of a Judas: A Novel.