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Queer Clout

QUEER CLOUT Urban America and the Rise of LGBT TIMOTHY STEWART-WINTER Associate Professor of History Rutgers University-Newark THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 4:15 PM – GRIFFIN 7 Sponsored by the Department of History Class of 1960s Scholars  … Continue reading »

The Armenian Genocide

THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE The Politics of its Public Recognition in France (1998-2015) BORIS ADJEMIAN Historian and Director of AGBU Nubar Library (Paris) TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017 6:30 PM – Griffin 6 Throughout the year 2015, commemorations organized… Continue reading »

Leslie Brown – A Memorial Gathering

On Saturday, September 17, 2016, friends of Professor Leslie Brown gathered in her memory at the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance.  The event can be viewed here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZL10vGjY98&feature=youtu.be Those in attendance received a program that included many tributes from colleagues and students.  It can be accessed here:… Continue reading »

The Passing of Professor Leslie Brown

A Memorial Gathering for Leslie Brown took place on Saturday, September 17, at 4:00 pm on the MainStage of the ’62 Center for Theatre & Dance. Leslie Brown died of leukemia in Boston on August 5 surrounded by loving friends and her long term… Continue reading »

The U.S. in the Age of Mass Incarceration

The 2016-2017 Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series, The U.S. in the Age of Mass Incarceration, explores how state violence, mass incarceration, and mass criminalization have transformed the U.S. economy, culture and society. More than a dozen panels, performances, gallery exhibitions, and lectures by the nation’s… Continue reading »

Two Views on the Jim Crow South and Its Legacy Today

Charles Dew, Ephraim Williams Professor of American History, (and author of a newly-released book entitled, The Making of a Racist) was recently a guest on The Diane Rehm Show , a radio broadcast from Washington, DC.  He joined Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Isabel Wilkerson (author of… Continue reading »