July 09, 2020

Sociologist to speak Oct. 27 at Colby College

WATERVILLE — Elijah Anderson, an expert on the sociology of black America and author of books and articles about the black experience, will speak on “The Code of the Streets” at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at Colby College in Waterville. The talk, part of Colby’s Spotlight Event series, is in the student center and is open to the public free of charge.

Anderson is a professor of social sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. His lecture at Colby will discuss codes that govern violence on inner-city streets, the causes of inner-city violence and related public policy issues.

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