|Dr. Carol Anderson Will Address African-American History Conference
For release: September 10, 2007
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Dr. Carol Anderson, associate professor of history at the University of Missouri-Columbia, will discuss “When the Levees Broke: Un-Civil Rights in America” on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the University of Memphis. Her talk, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. in the Fogelman Executive Center, Room 123.
Anderson’s keynote address is part of the Ninth Annual Conference for African-American History. The theme of the conference, sponsored by the Graduate Association for African-American History, is “A New Day in Babylon: Blacks and the Struggle for Liberation in the Post-World War II Society, 1945-1991.”
University of Memphis co-sponsors include the History Department, African and African-American Studies, and the College of Arts and Sciences.
For more information, call Shirletta Kinchen at 901/678-1744 or Dr. Arwin Smallwood at 901/678-3869.
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