Thomas Chatterton Williams

Thomas Chatterton Williams


Thomas Chatterton Williams is the author of the memoirs Self-Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race and Losing My Cool: How a Father’s Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-Hop Culture. His next book, Nothing Was the Same: The Pandemic Summer of George Floyd and the Shift in Western Consciousness, will be published by Knopf. Williams is also a contributing writer for The Atlantic and New York Times Magazine. His writing has also appeared in the New Yorker, Le Monde, the Guardian,
Harper’s, London Review of Books, and others.

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Edward J. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room B

Feature Panel #1—Double Consciousness, Double Blind: Race and Cultural Desire Through a Girardian Lens

Hollis Robbins
Thomas Chatterton Williams
Coleman Hughes
Lester Spence