Recorded remarks and Live Zoom Conversations about core texts with members of the ACTC Board.
We may not be able to meet together right now, but we can still have important conversations about great texts. Join us!
How do Core Conversations work?
Watch the video of our speaker's opening remarks.
(Re)read the text so you're ready to ask good, hard questions.
Sign onto Zoom at the appointed time. Everyone is welcome!
December 11 Emma Cohen de Lara on Plato
Click HERE for a video of Prof. Cohen de Lara's opening remarks.
Click HERE to read an excerpt from Plato's Laws
Core Conversations Archives
Roosevelt Montás on Frederick Douglass, September 2020
Click HERE for a video of Prof. Montás's opening remarks.
Click HERE to watch our Q&A (recorded live on September 18th)
Click HERE for a PDF of Frederick Douglass's "What to the Slave . . . " speech.
Joshua Parens on Averroes, October 2020
Click HERE for a video of Prof. Parens's opening remarks
Click HERE for excerpts from Averroes' Commentary on Plato's Republic
Click HERE to watch the recorded zoom Q&A with Prof. Parens
November 13 Page Laws on Margaret Walker
Click HERE for a video of Prof. Laws' opening remarks
Click HERE to read Margaret Walker's poem "For My People"
Click HERE to hear The Honorable Leah Ward Sears read "For My People"
Click HERE to join the live zoom conversation with Prof. Laws on Nov. 13th