Noted scholar/author Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr. to deliver GMC’s Benson lecture

Thursday, April 27, 7 p.m.—POULTNEY—Green Mountain College has announced noted scholar and author Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr. as this year’s Benson Lecturer and Voices of Community Plenary speaker. Dr. Glaude will deliver his address, “An Uncommon Faith: W. E. B. Du Bois and African American Religion” on Thursday, April 27, 7 p.m. in Ackley Hall on campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Green Mountain College’s Benson Lecture Series was inaugurated in honor of former Green Mountain College President Thomas L. Benson. The series brings visionary speakers of national and international significance to the college campus. Dr. Benson was president from 1994 to 2002 and was the architect of the college’s sustainability mission.

Dr. Glaude is the William S. Tod professor of religion and African American studies and the chair, Center for African American Studies at Princeton University. He is the author of several books, including “Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul” and “Exodus! Religion, Race, and Nation in Early 19th Century Black America.”

Green Mountain Colleges is located at One Brennan Circle, Poultney.

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