Chad Williams on W.E.B. Du Bois and the First World World ‹ Literary Hub


Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.

In this episode, Andrew talks to Chad Williams, the author of The Wounded World, about W.E.B. Du Bois and the First World World.

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Chad L. Williams is the Samuel J. and Augusta Spector Professor of History and African and African American Studies at Brandeis University. He is the author of the award-winning book Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era and the coeditor of Charleston Syllabus: Readings on Race, Racism, and Racial Violence. His writings and op-eds have appeared in The AtlanticThe Washington PostTimeand The Conversation. He lives in Needham, Massachusetts

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