History Department Black/Women's History Month Lecture

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
6:00 PM
UC Raccoon Mountain Room
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William Kuby

After a postmonement due to inclement weather in February, the Department of History at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is pleased to announce its rescheduled 2014 Black/Women's History Month Lecture on Tuesday, March 25, at 6:00 pm in the University Center’s Raccoon Mountain Room.  Dr. Anastasia Curwood (Ph.D., Princeton University, 2003) of Emory University will deliver a lecture entitled “Between Race and Nation: Shirley Chisholm and National Politics.”  This event is free of charge and open to the public, and is co-sponsored by UTC’s Speakers and Special Events Committee, Honors College, Women’s Studies Program, and Office of Multicultural Affairs.  For questions or further information, please contact lecture organizer Dr. William Kuby at William-Kuby@utc.edu or 423-425-5314.  Attendees in need of accommodations are invited to contact UTC’s Disability Resource Center at 423-425-4006.
Dr. Curwood’s Bio: “Anastasia Curwood is a Visiting Fellow at the James Weldon Johnson Institute for Race and Difference at Emory University.  She specializes in the history of African-American women, gender, and sexuality, the black family, and African-American intellectual, political, and cultural history in the twentieth century.  Her first book, Stormy Weather: New Negro Marriages Between the Two World Wars (University of North Carolina Press, 2010), centers on the cultural and social contests over African-Americans’ marriages in the early twentieth century.  She is currently at work on a second book entitled Aim High: The Life and Times of Shirley Chisholm, under contract with University of North Carolina Press.  She is the recipient of several grants and honors, including a 2008-2009 Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and a Ford Postdoctoral Fellowship.”

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