Jeffrey C Stewart Wins 3rd Literary Prize

Jeffrey C. Stewart

Thursday, June 20, 8:00 PM, El Cabrillo at SBWC

SBWC is pleased to host author/speaker Jeffrey C. Stewart, a National Book Award Winner for Nonfiction, November 2018, the Pulitzer Prize in April 2019 and the Mark Lynton Prize for History, May 2019. He is a Professor of Black Studies at UC Santa Barbara, where he was chair of the department from 2008-2016. Dr. Stewart is the author of numerous articles, essays and books, including The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke, Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen, 1001 Things Everyone Should Know about African American History, an essay to the exhibition catalog “Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis,” and the foreword for “Barthe: A Life in Sculpture.” He founded the Black Studies Review: An Undergraduate Research Journal, for which he won the Chancellor’s Faculty Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring (2018). Professor Stewart has taught at Harvard University, Yale University, UCLA, Tufts University, Howard University, Scripps College, and George Mason University.