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Golden Tribe Lecture Series

 

The Golden Tribe Lecture Series was re-established in Fall 2010 to provide the student body with a series of speakers sponsored by the Student Government Association in collaboration with Union Productions. The Golden Tribe Lecture Series is an academically focused speaker series, which attempts to connect students to outstanding individuals who are either experts in their field or working at the forefront of a relevant political or social issue. The mission of the series is to engage students in issues and dialogue that will positively benefit their overall academic, scholastic, or humanitarian experience.

 


 

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill




 

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Marc Lamont Hill
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall

Tuesday, January 17th
Doors 6PM-Event 700PM


Free for FSU students with valid ID


 

 

 

 

 

**Part of the 29th Annual MLK WEEK CELEBRATION**

 

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is one of the leading intellectual voices in the country. He is currently the host of BET News and VH1 Live, as well as a political contributor for CNN. An award-winning journalist, Dr. Hill has received numerous prestigious awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, GLAAD, and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

 

Dr. Hill is Distinguished Professor of African American Studies at Morehouse College. Prior to that, he held positions at Columbia University and Temple University. Since his days as a youth in Philadelphia, Dr. Hill has been a social justice activist and organizer. He is a founding board member of My5th, a non-profit organization devoted to educating youth about their legal rights and responsibilities. He is also a board member and organizer of the Philadelphia Student Union.

 

Dr. Hill also works closely with the ACLU Drug Reform Project, focusing on drug informant policy. Over the past few years, he has actively worked on campaigns to end the death penalty and to release numerous political prisoners. Ebony Magazine has named him one of America’s 100 most influential Black leaders.

 

Dr. Hill is the author or co-author of four books: the award-winning Beats, Rhymes, and Classroom Life: Hip-Hop Pedagogy and the Politics of Identity; The Classroom and the Cell: Conversations on Black life in America; Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on The Vulnerable from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond; and Gentrifier (January 2017). He has also published two edited books: Media, Learning, and Sites of Possibility; and Schooling Hip-Hop: New Directions in Hip-Hop Based Education.

 

Trained as an anthropologist of education, Dr. Hill holds a Ph.D. (with distinction) from the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on the intersections between culture, politics, and education.

 

 

 


Past Speakers

 


 

 

James Franco

James Franco




 

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with James Franco
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Doors at 6 pm / Event at 7 p.m.
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Jelani Cobb

Jelani Cobb

 

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Jelani Cobb
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

Common

Common

 

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Common
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall

 



 

 

 

 



Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington

 

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Arianna Huffington
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall

 

 

 

 

 



Danny Glover and Felix Justice

Danny Glover and Felix Justice

 

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Danny Glover and Felix Justice
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall

 

 

 

 

 



 

Ron Paul

Ron Paul

 

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Ron Paul
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Bill Nye

Bill Nye

 

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Bill Nye
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall

 

 

 

 

 


Melissa Harris-Perry

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Melissa Harris-Perry
Co-sponsored with the Black Student Union’s Black & Brilliant Speaker Series
Monday, February 24, 2014
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall


 

 

 

 


Somaly Mam

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
My Dream: An Evening with Somaly Mam
As part of the 26th Annual MLK Week Celebration
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall

 

 

 

 

 



Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 


Warrick Dunn

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Warrick Dunn
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 


John Legend

jlegend

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with John Legend
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall


 

 

 

 

 


Gen. Wesley Clark

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Gen. Wesley Clark
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Doors 6:30 p.m. // Event 7 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 



Jonathan Haidt

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Jonathan Haidt
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Student Life Cinema

 

 

 

 

 

 




Rebecca Skloot

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Rebecca Skloot
Sunday, August 28, 2011
Tallahassee Leon County Civic Center

 

 

 

 

 

 




Spike Lee

Spike Lee

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Spike Lee
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 



Elie Wiesel

Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Elie Wiesel
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 




Cornel West


Golden Tribe Lecture Series Presents:
An Evening with Cornel West
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall

 

 

 

 

 


 

Ticket Distribution:

Ticket distribution will take place at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall on the campus of the Florida State University on the day of the event. Tickets will be distributed only to FSU students with valid gold FSU ID from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Students may obtain only one ticket with valid gold FSU ID. Tickets are first come, first serve and will be general admission seating. Upon availability, remaining tickets will be distributed to both students and non-students after 6:15 p.m.

 

American Sign Language Interpreters are available at all Golden Tribe Lecture Series events upon request.