Workshop: "Malnutrition, Race, and Mental Development: The Politics of Hunger in the U.S., 1967-1977," by Laurie B. Green, UT Austin
Mon, April 28, 2014 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM • GAR 4.100
Laurie Green, IHS Fellow and Associate Professor of History, is the author of Battling the Plantation Mentality: Memphis and the Black Freedom Struggle (University of North Carolina Press, 2007), winner of the 2008 Philip Taft Labor History Award, and finalist for the 2008 Liberty Legacy Foundation Award (Organization of American Historians). Her current book project is titled "The Discovery of Hunger in America: The Politics of Race, Poverty, and Malnutrition, 1965-1975." Her research interests include the politics of race and gender in the twentieth-century U.S.; social movements; cultural studies.
Professor Green’s faculty profile:
John Hoberman, Professor of Germanic Studies, UT Austin.
Professor Hoberman's faculty home page: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/germanic/faculty/jmh283
Free and open to the public. RSVP required. To RSVP and receive a copy of the pre-circulated please email Courtney Meador by 9 a.m., Friday, Apr. 25.