The Equity, Diversity and Belonging (EDB) Inaugural Lecture

26th May 2022 : 17:00 - 18:00

Category: Lecture

Speaker: Professor Caleb Gayle

Location: Online via Zoom

Convener: Susan James Relly

Audience: Public

EDB Speaker Professor Caleb GayleThe Equity, Diversity and Belonging (EDB) Committee invite you to the Inaugural EDB lecture on Thursday 26th May at 17.00. The lecture will be given by Caleb Gayle. Caleb was a student in our department and is now a Professor at Northeastern University, Boston. Caleb is an award-winning journalist who writes about the impact of history on race and identity. A senior fellow at Northeastern’s Burnes Center, he is a fellow at New America, PEN America, and Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Studies. He is the author of We Refuse to Forget which tells the extraordinary story of the Creek Nation, a Native tribe that two centuries ago both owned slaves and accepted Black people as full citizens. Winner of the Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award, Gayle’s writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Guernica, The New Republic, The Boston Globe, among many other publications. Prior to Northeastern, Gayle served as a Lecturer at the CUNY-City College of New York, and a Visiting Scholar at the Arthur Carter Journalism Institute at NYU. He also worked as a writer and US News Fellow for the Guardian. Gayle also spent time in management consulting at Boston Consulting Group, a fellow at the think tank Demos, and in philanthropy as a Program Officer at the George Kaiser Family Foundation.

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