Race and Place in the Age of Space

June 4, 2015, 4:00-6:00pm
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Brenda Gayle Plummer (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Brenda Gayle Plummer teaches in the departments of History and Afro-American Studies respectively at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her publications include two books on Haiti, an edited work on civil rights and foreign affairs, and a history of African American engagements with international issues during the period 1935-1960. Her most recent book is In Search of Power: African Americans in the Era of Decolonization, 1956-1974, published in 2013 by Cambridge University Press. Before coming to Wisconsin, Plummer taught at Fisk University, the University of California at Santa Barbara, and the University of Minnesota.

This keynote lecture is part of the conference "The US South in the Black Atlantic: Transnational Histories of the Jim Crow South Since 1865" taking place at the GHI from June 4 to 6, 2015.

Please RSVP (acceptances only) by May 28. Tel. 202.387.3355, Fax 202.387.6437 or  E-mail.

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