St. Clair Drake Memorial Lectures

The St. Clair Drake Memorial Lectures are dedicated to the memory of Professor St. Clair Drake, reowned African American anthropologist and educator, and the founding Director of the Program in African & African American Studies at Stanford University.

Upcoming Events

April
25
Date
Thursday, April 25, 2024, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Humanities Center
424 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA 94305
Levinthal Hall

The Department of African & African American Studies at Stanford University presents the 31st Annual St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture featuring Jelani Cobb, Ph.D.

Past Events

2023
Date
Thursday, April 27, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Stanford Memorial Church
Speaker
Robin D.G. Kelley

African & African American Studies (AAAS) at Stanford University presents the annual St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture featuring Robin D.G. Kelley.

2022
Date
Thursday, May 26, 2022, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
via Zoom
Speaker
Roderick A. Ferguson

African & African American Studies (AAAS) at Stanford University presents the annual St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture featuring Roderick A. Ferguson.

2021
Date
Friday, January 1, 2021, All day
Speaker
Yarimar Bonilla, Bedour Alagraa, Axelle Karera

African & African American Studies (AAAS) at Stanford University presents the annual St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture featuring Yarimar Bonilla, Bedour Alagraa, and Axelle Karera.

2019
Date
Tuesday, January 1, 2019, All day
Speaker
Cathy J. Cohen

African & African American Studies (AAAS) at Stanford University presents the annual St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture featuring Cathy J. Cohen. 

2018
Date
Monday, January 1, 2018, All day
Speaker
Jemele Hill, Charlayne Hunter Gault, DeJuana Thompson

African & African American Studies (AAAS) at Stanford University presents the annual St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture featuring Jemele Hill, Charlayne Hunter Gault, and DeJuana Thompson.

2017
Date
Sunday, January 1, 2017, All day
Speaker
Michael Eric Dyson, Ange-Marie Hancock, James Braxton Peterson

African & African American Studies (AAAS) at Stanford University presents the annual St.

2016
Date
Friday, January 1, 2016, All day
Speaker
Nate Parker, Robin D.G Kelley, Harry Elam, Allyson Hobbs

African & African American Studies (AAAS) at Stanford University presents the annual St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture featuring Nate Parker, Robin D.G Kelley, Harry Elam, and Allyson Hobbs.

2015
Date
Thursday, January 1, 2015, All day
Speaker
Jennifer Eberhardt

African & African American Studies (AAAS) at Stanford University presents the annual St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture featuring Jennifer Eberhardt.

2014
Date
Wednesday, January 1, 2014, All day
Speaker
Harry Belafonte

African & African American Studies (AAAS) at Stanford University presents the annual St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture featuring Harry Belafonte.

2013
Date
Tuesday, January 1, 2013, All day
Speaker
Tavie Smiley, Marc Lamont Hill, Allyson Hobbs, Ralph Banks, Robin D.G Kelley

African & African American Studies (AAAS) at Stanford University presents the annual St.