Race, Caste, and American Pragmatism is the first part of the Annual B.R Ambedkar Lectures.

 Fred Harris, Dean of Social Science and Professor of Political Science will give the opening remarks.

The evening will feature papers given by:

  •  Melvin Rogers, Brown University
  • Chris Lebron,  Johns Hopkins University, Department of Philosophy
  • Meena Krishnamurthy, Queen’s University

Comments by: Ira Katznelson and Michele Moody-Adams, Columbia University, Department of Philosophy


This event is free and open to the public.

The Ambedkar Lectures will be complemented by a public exhibit, which will feature documents from the The Rare Book & Manuscript Library collections, and the Dalit Panther Archive. Details TBA.