Guest Speaker: Dr. Robert Stanley Oden
Dr. Oden is an associate professor in the Department of Government at California State University, Sacramento. Dr.Oden received his Ph.D. in sociology at U.C. Santa Cruz in 2000. A former Black Panther Party member, Dr. Oden has been active in progressive community politics in the San Diego, Berkeley, and Oakland communities for 25 years, including work as an administrator with the City of Berkeley. His next book is titled From Blacks to Brown and Beyond: The Struggle for Progressive Politics in Oakland, Calif. 1966-2011, and will be published in May 2012.
Additional times and places:
Thursday, April 19, 3 PM Urban Campus Building #1 Rooms 124 and 126
Friday, April 20, 11 AM, Ankeny Campus, Building #2 Room 25 B
Sponsored by Des Moines Area Community College