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   Volume II, Issue 5
June 2006   

Invisible Man made visible

Dr. John Callahan (left) spoke about “Ellison’s Visible Impression” Feb. 20 as part of Falvey’s Black History Month series, “Invisible Man Made Visible,” celebrating Ralph Ellison’s classic novel.

Dr. Callahan is the Odell Professor of Humanities at Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon, the literary executor of Ellison’s estate, as well as the editor of Ellison’s posthumously published novel, Juneteenth.

One other Black History Month event in the series included a faculty panel discussing “Ellison’s Visible Man,” Feb. 16. The three panelists for the event were Dr. R. Bryan Crable (pictured on right), chair and associate professor of the communication department; Dr. Maghan Keita, professor of history and director of the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies; and Dr. Crystal Lucky, (pictured  below) associate professor of English and director of the Africana Studies Program, all teaching faculty at the University.

The Black History Month series was sponsored by Falvey, the Africana Studies Program, the Center for Multicultural Affairs, the Honors Program, and the departments of communication, history and English.

Photographs by Laura Hutelmyer