A recent College news release featured this tidbit:

The Allison Davis Lecture, sponsored by the Oakley Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences, commemorates the pioneering work of Allison Davis, valedictorian of the class of 1924, in the social anthropological study of class and caste in the American South.

I have never heard of Allison Davis ’24. Sure would be nice if his work were on-line. Putting it there, perhaps along with commentary from current professors/students, would probably be a better use of College resources then sponsoring another lecture.

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