2017 Women’s History Month Lecture
Dr. Yevette Richards, George Mason University
Distinguished Lecturer, Organization of American Historians
”The 1928 Christmas Day Murders in Eros, Louisiana: Race, Gender and Class Dynamics of White Supremacy”
March 16th, Common Hour, 1:50-3:15
Sponsored by History, Women’s & Gender Studies, Africana Studies
About the speaker:
Dr. Richards is a specialist in African American history, U.S. women’s history, labor studies, and Pan-Africanism. Her current research explores the operations of the African Labor College in Uganda as a site for Cold War and transnational labor struggles. She received a PhD degree from the Department of American Studies at Yale University. In addition to articles published on the topics of Pan-Africanism and women’s transnational labor activism, she has published two books, Maida Springer, Pan-Africanist and International Labor Leader (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2000) and the oral history companion book entitled, Conversations with Maida Springer: A Personal History of Labor, Race, and International Relations (2004, University of Pittsburgh Press).
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