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Visit by Professor Jonathan Holloway, Master of Calhoun College
Co-sponsored by Blue Reads and YBAA

Join us as Master Holloway will be discussing his recently published book "Jim Crow Wisdom" (http://news.yale.edu/2013/10/14/book-jim-crow-wisdom), an "exploration of race memory from the dawn of the modern civil rights era to the present."   Diesel Books will be selling copies of the book at the event.  This event is co-sponsored by Blue Reads and YBAA.

Date: Saturday, February 1st

Time: 3pm

Location: A private residence in Brentwood, address provided upon RSVP. Please RSVP to the right.

Light refreshments will be served.

Hounies!  The Calhoun College reunion is fast approaching!  For more information go here https://ivy.yale.edu/alumni_registration/register/for_event/12063 and join us at Master Holloway's event in L.A. for a "mini-reunion!"

About Jonathan Holloway

Jonathan Holloway, Ph.D. Yale University, 1995, is the author of Confronting the Veil: Abram Harris Jr., E. Franklin Frazier, and Ralph Bunche, 1919-1941 (2002) and Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America Since 1940 (2013). He edited Ralph Bunche’s A Brief and Tentative Analysis of Negro Leadership (2005) and co-edited the anthology, Black Scholars on the Line: Race, Social Science, and American Thought in the 20th Century (2007), a Choice Outstanding Academic Title. He is a participant in the on-going symposium, “The Futures of Atlantic Intellectual History,” and is editing a new version of W.E.B. Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk (2014).

A specialist in post-emancipation United States history with a focus on cultural and intellectual history, Holloway received the William Clyde DeVane Award for Distinguished Scholarship and Teaching in Yale College in 2009. He has held fellowships with the Stanford Humanities Center, the Ford Foundation, the Whitney Humanities Center at Yale, and the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University. In 2011-2012 he was an Alphonse Fletcher Sr. Fellow (acknowledging work studying the legacies of Brown v. Board of Education). He is a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians and regularly leads summer seminars on Jim Crow and American citizenship for the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. He has been master of Calhoun College, one of Yale’s twelve residential colleges, since 2005. He began a three-year term as chair of the Department of African American Studies in July 2013.

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Saturday, Feb 1 2014 at 3:00pm [ iCal ]
Brentwood, CA
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