Angela D. Dillard

Angela D. Dillard

Angela D. Dillard is a professor of Afroamerican and African studies and serves as associate dean for undergraduate education for the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan. She writes and speaks on issues of race and politics on both the left and the right sides of the political spectrum. Her books include Faith in the City: Preaching Radical Social Change in Detroit (2007) and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Now? Multicultural Conservatism in America (2001), a critical study of the rise of political conservatism among African Americans, Latinos, women, and homosexuals. She is currently at work on a book-length study of civil rights conservatism and the interconnections of the postwar civil rights movement and the rise of the New Right.

Lectures

  • Black Power/Black Faith: Rethinking the "De-Christianization" of the Black Freedom Struggle
  • Difficult Subjects: James H. Meredith, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Problem of Monumental History
  • Faith and Leadership in the Northern Civil Rights Movement
  • Faith, Race, and American Politics
  • The Civil Rights Movement and the Rise of Modern Black Conservatism: Rethinking Alliances, Allegiances, and the Complexities of Political Culture
  • What the "New" Black Conservatives Tell Us about Race and Leadership