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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Symp.: New Directions in African American Urban History

Fri, April 1, 2011 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM • GEB 3.312 (Dean's Conference Room)

Photo courtesy of Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Photo courtesy of Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Symposium on New Directions in African American Urban History will explore the contours and complexities of black urban life as well as exchange ideas about the future of Black Urban History.

Participants:

Kali Gross, Associate Professor of History and Director of Africana Studies, Drexel University
Talk title: "Notes on Violence in African American Urban History"

Joshua Guild, Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies, Princeton University
Talk title: "Variations on a Theme: Politics, Culture, and Black Power Imaginaries in Brooklyn and London"

Khalil Muhammad, Assistant Professor of History, Indiana University, Director Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (July 2011)
Talk title: “The Statistical Ghetto: Postracial Criminalization in the Urban North”

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information and to register please e-mail: urbanhistorysymposium@gmail.com or call 512-475-7925.

Event flyer (PDF, 2.6MB)

Sponsored by: African and African Diaspora Studies Dept., History Dept.


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