Gender Symposium presents a talk by Dr. Laurie Green
Fri, April 25, 2008 • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM • GAR 2.124
Dr. Laurie Green, Assistant Professor in the Department of History, UT Austin, presents a talk on "Memphis and the Racialization of Hunger: Neighborhood Activism, Medical Research, and the War on Poverty."Dr. Green teaches modern U.S. history, with concentrations on women and gender in twentieth-century America, the Civil Rights Movement, the South, African- American history and comparative race and ethnicity. She is the author of Battling the 'Plantation Mentality': Race, Gender and Freedom in Memphis during the Civil Rights Era (University of North Carolina, May 2007), which analyzes political consciousness in the civil rights era urban South, especially new articulations of freedom emerging from the rural-urban migration experience.