April 15, 2013 STAFF/STU

Today: The Shula Lecture Series in Philosophy presents Charles W. Mills, Ph.D.

The 2012-2013 Shula Lecture Series, Identity and Difference, presents “Liberalizing Illiberal Liberalism” with Charles W. Mills, Ph.D., on Monday, April 15, at 5:30 p.m. in the Donahue Auditorium of the Dolan Center for Science and Technology.

Charles W. Mills (Ph.D. University of Toronto) is the John Evans Professor of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy at Northwestern University. His research focuses on social and political philosophy, particularly oppositional political theory as centered on class, gender, and race.

Dr. Mills is the author of five books, the first of which, “The Racial Contract,” won a Myers Outstanding Book Award for the study of bigotry and human rights in North America. His second book, “Blackness Visible: Essays on Philosophy and Race,” was a finalist for the award for the most important North American work in social philosophy in 1998. Most recently, Dr. Mills has published a collection of his Caribbean essays, “Radical Theory, Caribbean Reality: Race, Class and Social Domination.” Before joining Northwestern, Charles Mills taught at the University of Oklahoma and the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he was a UIC Distinguished Professor.

This lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Department of Philosophy at 216.397.4375.