2012 Holden Lecturer – Ronald Davenport, Sr.

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2011 Holden Lecturer – Henry Brady

“Class, Race, and Political Polarization in America”

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2010 Holden Lecturer – Dianne Pinderhughes

“Being President: Barack Hussein Obama and Black Politics after the Civil Rights Revolution”

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2009 Holden Lecturer – Glenn Loury

“Barack Obama and the Future of the Black Prophetic Tradition”

2009 Holden Lecturer, Glenn Loury

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2008 Holden Lecturer – Theda Skocpol

“What A Mighty Power We Can Be: African American Fraternal Groups and the Struggle for Racial Equality”

2008 Holden Lecturer, Dr. Theda Skocpol

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2007 Holden Lecturer – Ira Katznelson

“The Southern Cage: Reflections on the New Deal, the Jim Crow South, and the Origins of Our Times”

2007 Holden Lecturer, Dr. Ira Katznelson

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2008 Holden Lecturer – Theda Skocpol

2008 Holden Lecturer, Dr. Theda SkocpolTheda Skocpol presented the second Holden Lecture, “What A Mighty Power We Can Be: African American Fraternal Groups and the Struggle for Racial Equality.” Skocpol, the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology at Harvard University, has written extensively about comparative politics, comparative and historical sociology and American politics and public policy. Among her books and edited collections are States and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of France, Russia and China; Bringing the State Back In and Diminished Democracy: From Membership to Management in American Civic Life. She served as president of the American Political Science Association and of the Social Science History Association and has been selected for membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society and the National Academy of Sciences.

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