Date: Wed, Mar 2nd
Time: 2:56 pm - 1456534800
Location: Price Center Ballroom East
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Please join us for our keynote address by Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad for the Imminent Questions Speaker Series.

Dr. Muhammad is the author of The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, published by Harvard University Press. The Condemnation of Blackness won the American Studies Association John Hope Franklin Publication Prize, which is awarded annually to the best published book in American studies. The book is notable for its lengthy discussion of the role of the social sciences – and of black and white social scientists – in shaping and sanctifying racial “data,” with terrible consequences for African Americans.

Dr. Muhammad is at the forefront of scholarship on the enduring link between race and crime has shaped and limited opportunities for African Americans. His research interests include the racial politics of criminal law, policing, juvenile delinquency and punishment, as well as immigration and social reform. His work has been featured in the New York TimesThe Nation, the New YorkerWashington PostThe Guardian, and Atlanta Journal Constitution, as well as on Moyers & Company, MSNBC, C-SPAN, NPR, Pacifica Radio, and Radio One.

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For Parking Information & Directions, please see below. To view the campus parking map, click here. To download the mobile app for navigation, visit

Driving Directions to Gillman Parking Structure

From the North

  1. Take the I-5 South.
  2. Take the La Jolla Village Drive exit.
  3. Turn right onto La Jolla Village Drive.
  4. Take the first right onto Villa La Jolla Drive.
  5. Continue onto Villa La Jolla Drive and proceed straight until you reach the entrance of the Gillman Parking Structure

 From the South

  1. Take the I-5 North.
  2. Take the La Jolla Village Drive exit.
  3. Turn left onto La Jolla Village Drive.
  4. Take the Gilman Drive ramp.
  5. Turn right at Gilman Drive.
  6. Proceed straight until you reach the Gilman Parking Structure.

*Visitor Parking is located on the 1st and 2nd level of Gilman Parking Structure. Pay Stations are located next to the main entrance by the elevators.

Walking Directions from Gilman Parking Structure to Price Center

  1. Head North on Russell Drive, then make a left on Lyman Avenue.
  2. The Price Center will be located ahead to your right.
  3. Proceed to the second floor to the Price Center’s East Ballroom (look for the event signs)

Driving Directions to Hopkins Parking Structure.

  1. Take the I-5.
  2. Exit Genessee Avenue
  3. Head West (From the 1-5 North, it would be a left turn; from the 1-5 South, merge right).
  4. Turn Left at North Torrey Pines Road.
  5. Turn Left at Northpoint Drive
  6. Continue on Northpoint Drive. Northpoint Drive turns into Hopkins Drive
  7. Entrance to the parking structure is on the right after the second stop sign

*Visitor Parking at the Hopkins Parking Structure is located on Level 7.  All visitors must purchase a parking permit from the Pay Station located near the elevators.

Paying for Visitor Parking

  • Visitor (V) and Visitor Premium (VP) permits are available at pay stations located inside of the parking structures.
  • Visitor (V) permits cost $1/45 minutes. Visitor Premium (VP) permits cost $2/hour. For details regarding permits, pay stations, and parking, please see UC San Diego Parking Information

Other Option

If parking is full in these structures, you have the option of parking at the Regents Parking lots and taking the shuttle to the Price Center shuttle stop. The Literature Building is a 5 minute walk from Price Center shuttle stop. Please refer to the map above.

The East/Regents shuttle runs weekdays between parking lot P704 and the Price Center. See shuttle stops and schedule.

 This event is sponsored by: UC San Diego Center for the Humanities, Ethnic Studies Department 25th Anniversary Committee, Literature Department, History Department, The Library, Cross Cultural Center, Black Resource Center, the African American Studies Minor, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.