Dr. Mark Bray (Dartmouth College), author of Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook will present the annual Susman Lecture at Wayne State University. The lecture will be followed by commentary with Professors Ronald Aronson and Brad Roth (Wayne State University) and dialogue with the audience.
The Susman Lecture is named in honor of Abraham Lincoln Brigade veteran and co-founder of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives, William “Bill” Susman (1915-2003.) This series of free lectures has presented in-depth material relating to the Spanish Civil War and other topics every year since 1998. 2016 marks the first year that the Susman Lecture has been presented outside of NYC or the San Francisco Bay Area. Past Susman lecturers include Marjorie Cohn, Helen Graham, Antonio Muñoz Molina, and Baltasar Garzón, who have spoken on topics ranging from human rights and international law and to the history of progressive political activism the International Brigades.