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Lecture: Representations of African American History in U.S. Politics and Popular Culture

January 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free
Lecture: Representations of African American History in U.S. Politics and Popular Culture

Dr. Pero Dagbovie is a University Distinguished Professor in the Department of History
at Michigan State University. Dr. Dagbovie’s books inlcude Black History: “Old School”
Black Historians and the Hip Hop Generation (2006), African American History Reconsidered
(2010), Carter G. Woodson in Washington, D.C.: The Father of Black History (2014), and
What is African American History? (2015). As part of the Langston Hughes Center Diverse
Dialogues series, Dr. Dagbovie will speak on his forthcoming book examining representations
of African American History in U.S. current day politics and popular culture.

Details

Date:
January 18
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizers

Langston Hughes Center
Hall Center for the Humanities
College Office of Graduate Affairs (COGA)
Office of First Year Experience
Department of African and African-American Studies

Venue

Lawrence Public Library
707 Vermont St.
Lawrence, KS 66044 United States
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Phone:
785-843-3833
Website:
www.lawrence.lib.ks.us