March 5 Author Talk: Making Universities “Good Neighbors” in Communities

Posted on: March 4, 2024

JMU Libraries catalog record for the book In The Shadow of the Ivory Tower, by Davarian L. Baldwin

All are invited to hear urbanist, historian, and cultural critic Dr. Davarian Baldwin speak about his research and his book, In the Shadow of the Ivory Tower: How Universities are Plundering Our Cities. His work examines ways institutions of higher education across the country exacerbate economic and social problems in our communities. Dr. Baldwin proposes a vision for more equitable relationships between our cities and our universities.

Join us at Massanutten Regional Library’s Central Library (174 S. Main Street) on March 5 at 5pm. All are welcome; no RSVP or registration necessary. Learn more.

Co-sponsored by JMU’s Gandhi Center for Global Nonviolence, JMU Political Science, the Massanutten Regional Library, and JMU Libraries.

Originally posted February 20, 2024. Reposted with “March 5” in title on March 4, 2023.

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