Penn Lightbulb Café: Impolite Conversations on Race, Religion and Politics

Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

John L. Jackson, Richard Perry University Professor of Communication, Africana Studies  and Anthropology kicks off this semester's Lightbulb Cafés on September 24 with “Practicing Impolite Conversations: Talking About Race, Religion, Politics, and Everything Else.”

WHO:             John Jackson

                      Professor of Communication, Africana Studies and Anthropology

                      University of Pennsylvania

WHAT:           Penn Lightbulb Café talk, “Practicing Impolite Conversations: Talking About Race, Religion, Politics and Everything Else”

WHEN:           Tuesday, Sept. 24, 6-7 p.m. 

WHERE:         World Cafe Live Upstairs, 3025 Walnut St.

John L. Jackson, Richard Perry University Professor of Communication, Africana Studies  and Anthropology kicks off this semester's Lightbulb Cafés with “Practicing Impolite Conversations: Talking About Race, Religion, Politics, and Everything Else.” A cultural anthropologist and documentary filmmaker, Jackson holds appointments in the Department of Anthropology and the Department of Africana Studies in Penn Arts & Sciences and at Penn's Annenberg School for Communication.

The talk is part of the Lightbulb Café, a free public-lecture series presented by the School of Arts and Sciences and the Office of University Communications that takes arts, humanities and social-sciences scholarship out of the classroom for a night on the town. Each hour-long talk begins at 6 p.m. and is followed by an audience Q&A. Café events are free and open to the public. Café goers can come early to enjoy 5 to 7 p.m. Happy Hour specials. Seating is limited. Menu items will be available for purchase.

John Jackson

John Jackson