Free Public Lecture "Muhammad Ali: The Making of an Icon"

Event Details


Date: May 3, 2009

Times: 3:00 p.m.

Location: Gilbert Science Center(corner of 33rd & Summit), room 101

Ticket Info: Free and open to the public.

Dr. Michael Ezra of Sonoma State University will be visiting campus for a free public lecture titled, "Muhammad Ali: The Making of an Icon" on Monday, May 4th at 3pm in GSC 101.

A specialist in the African American experience and Civil Rights, Ezra is the author of Muhammad Ali: The Making of an Icon (Temple University Press, 2009) and editor of The Civil Rights Movement: People and Perspectives (ABC-CLIO). Professor Ezra holds a Ph.D. from the University of Kansas and is Chair of the Department of Multicultural Studies at Sonoma State in California.

The lecture is sponsored, in large part, by the Mellon Humanities Fund and UBG.  The Augustana Department of History and the history club are also co-sponsors.


Dr. Jeff Johnson
Assistant Professor, History
jeffrey.johnson@augie.edu