Orlando Patterson

Institute of African American Affairs
and the
Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Diversity
New York University

Orlando Patterson

The Paradoxes of Race in Contemporary America.”

(Part of the Race and Racism in America Lecture Series)

Co-sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Diversity


Professor-Orlando-PattersonAbout Orlando Patterson 
Orlando Patterson, a historical and cultural sociologist, is the John Cowles Professor of Sociology at Harvard University. He previously held faculty appointments at the University of the West Indies, his alma mater, and the London School of Economics where he received his PhD. He has written on the cultural sociology of sports, especially the game of cricket. Professor Patterson is the author of numerous academic papers and 6 major academic books including, Slavery and Social Death (1982), Freedom in the Making of Western Culture (1991), The Ordeal of Integration (1997), and The Cultural Matrix: Understanding Black Youth (2015).


Tuesday, December 8th – 6:30pm

NYU Law School, Vanderbilt Hall (Room: Greenberg Lounge, 1st floor)
40 Washington Square South (between Sullivan and Macdougal Streets)
New York, NY 10012

Please RSVP at (212) 998-IAAA (4222)
For more information please visit https://nyuiaaa.org/