James Baldwin, William F. Buckley JR., and the American Dream: A Symposium at Linfield



Symposium on James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the American Dream at Linfield College

Please join us as we mark the 50-year anniversary of the classic debate between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr. at the Cambridge Union on the motion: “The American Dream is at the expense of the American Negro.”  To commemorate this anniversary, the Frederick Douglass Forum on Law, Rights, and Justice at Linfield College will host a scholarly symposium on “James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the American Dream.”

View the program flyer here for a full schedule of events.  All of the events listed are free and open to the public.

This event is sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Forum on Law, Rights, and Justice, the Office of Academic Affairs, the Program for the Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.