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Speakers Series

An Evening of Conversation

Friday, January 17
6:30 p.m.
Smithwick Theatre

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Please join Dr. Cornel West to discuss democracy, race and justice. The evening will also include a question and answer session with Foothill College students. Proceeds will benefit Foothill College Service Leadership and Equity scholarships.

An Evening with Dr. Cornell West

About Dr. Cornel West

Cornel West is a professor, philosopher, author and activist.

A prominent and provocative democratic intellectual, he is Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and holds the title of Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. He has also taught at Union Theological Seminary, Yale, Harvard, and the University of Paris. Cornel West graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard in three years and obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy at Princeton.

Published Work

He has written 20 books and has edited 13. He is best known for his classics, Race Matters and Democracy Matters. For a complete list, visit



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Foothill  Music Theatre Presents

The Mystery of Edwin Drood • Feb. 27-March 15

The Mystery of Edwin Drool

Based on an unfinished Charles Dickens novel and written by Rupert Holmes, The Mystery of Edwin Drood is the first Broadway musical with multiple endings.

Directed by Milissa Carey

Music Directed by Amanda Ku

In the Lohman Theatre

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