W. E. B. Du Bois Medal Ceremony

 

Streaming on YouTube.

The W. E. B. Du Bois Medal is Harvard's highest honor in the field of African and African American studies. It is awarded to individuals in the United States and across the globe in recognition of their contributions to African and African American culture and the life of the mind.

Recipients have included scholars, artists, writers, journalists, philanthropists, and public servants whose work has bolstered the field of African and African American studies.

The Hutchins Center Honors ceremony on October 6th will celebrate the conferral of the W. E. B. Du Bois Medal to the 2022 class of honorees:

KAREEM ABDUL - JABBAR
NBA Hall of Famer, Author, Cultural Critic

CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE
Writer

LAVERNE COX
Actress, Producer, LGBT Advocate

AGNES GUND
President Emerita of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Founder of Studio in a School

RAYMOND J. McGUIRE
Business Executive, Philanthropist, Chairman of the Studio Museum in Harlem

DEVAL PATRICK
71st Governor of Massachusetts, Civil Rights Lawyer

BETYE SAAR
Artist

For more information, please visit the Hutchins Center.

 
 
 
 
 

Ticket Prices:

Admission is free. Tickets are required. Limit 2 per person. Tickets expire at 3:45pm.