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Public Zoom Lecture – March 25 – 4:45 PM – Sponsored by the History Department Class of 1960 Scholars

Featuring Brenna Wynn Greer, Associate Professor of History at Wellesley College. Professor Greer is a historian of race, gender, and culture in the twentieth century United States, who explores historical connections between capitalism, social movements and visual culture. Her first book, Represented: The Black Imagemakers Who Reimagined African American Citizenship (University of Pennsylvania Press), examines the historical circumstances that made the media representation of black citizenship good business in the post-World War II era. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Nation, Daily Mail, Enterprise & Society, and Columbia Journalism Review. She is currently at work on her second book, which examines the postwar development of black commercial publishing and its significance within U.S. culture and black life.

Greer CV

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Topic: History Department Class of 1960s Scholar Lecture
Time: Mar 25, 2021 04:45 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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